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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/6] timekeeping: add kernel-doc markup for pvclock notifier
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On Fri, Nov 13 2020 at 15:24, Alex Shi wrote:
> /**
> * pvclock_gtod_register_notifier - register a pvclock timedata update listener
> + * @nb: a notifier entry which register on pvclock_gtod_chain.

What is a notifier entry? The struct is named notifier_block and the
argument is a pointer to a notifier block. So why making things up?

Also it's completely irrelevant for the reader to know about the name of
the notifier chain. The function documentation says:

register a pvclock timedata update listener

which precisely describes what the function does. pvclock_gtod_chain is
an internal implementation detail and nothing external can depend on it.
It could be renamed to 'foo_bar' and the function would still do the
same thing.

* @nb: Notifier block to register

is precise and good enough, isn't it?

Thanks,

tglx

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