Re: [PATCHv2 09/12] staging: ti-soc-thermal: fix several kernel-docwarnings and error

From: Nishanth Menon
Date: Wed Mar 20 2013 - 08:50:46 EST

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 6:56 AM, Eduardo Valentin
<eduardo.valentin@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On 19-03-2013 15:22, Nishanth Menon wrote:
>> On 10:54-20130319, Eduardo Valentin wrote:
>> You may still want to fix warnings generated by:
>> ./scripts/kernel-doc -v
>> drivers/staging/ti-soc-thermal/ti-bandgap.c>/dev/null
>> For example - the following changes are required for proper error return
>> documentation (following diff is just an hint):
> Although I think the above is a good thing to be done, I don't think it is
> considered mandatory, and for this reason, I don't believe the above should
> block this patch. Basically because, after this patch, at least kernel-doc
> runs successfully.
> Besides, there is very few evidence that ppl out there care much about "-v".
> A quick grep+awk would inform you this. If you consider the population of C
> files (around 35.4K files) inside the tree (simple find * | grep .*\\.[c,h]$
> in your tree), only around 12.0% has structured comments. Out of the files
> that have structured comments, only about 11.0% has 0 warnings (including 0
> warnings with -v), that's something like ~500 files. A considerable amount
> don't care about "-v" (34% out of the files with structured comments).
> Actually most of them don't care about warnings (89% out of the files with
> structured comments) at all. :-)

Yep, commit 4092bac7

> That said, I am going to send a separate patch to fix the "-v" later on.
> Including your chunks below.

Nishanth Menon
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