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SubjectRe: [PATCH] scripts: kernel_doc: fixup reporting of function identifiers
On Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:36:07 +0100
Markus Heiser <> wrote:

> > So let me channel akpm here and ask: what are the user-visible effects of
> > this problem? I ask because applying it doesn't make any difference in
> > the "make htmldocs" output here. So I don't understand why you're
> > wanting to make this change.
> Use kernel-doc -v and take a look on the info-messages.
> In Documentation/doc-guide/kernel-doc we recommend to use
> /**
> * foo() - lorem ipsum
> to tag functions, but if you do so, the info message is broken,
> the function name is missed at the end of the message:
> ../test123.c:2: info: Scanning doc for

OK, so I guess that message is the only effect of this bug. Oh well,
I'll go ahead and apply the patch, thanks.


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