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Re: [PATCH 1/2] drm/doc: fix kerneldoc syntax




On Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 04:35:36PM +0100, Luca Ceresoli wrote:
> The probe() reference renders incorrectly and without a link, fix it.
> 
> Also fix a typo reported by checkpatch in the context lines.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Luca Ceresoli <luca@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
>  drivers/gpu/drm/drm_drv.c | 14 +++++++-------
>  1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_drv.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_drv.c
> index 381581b01d48..585f5d079046 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_drv.c
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_drv.c
> @@ -264,13 +264,13 @@ void drm_minor_release(struct drm_minor *minor)
>   * DOC: driver instance overview
>   *
>   * A device instance for a drm driver is represented by &struct drm_device. This
> - * is initialized with drm_dev_init(), usually from bus-specific ->probe()
> - * callbacks implemented by the driver. The driver then needs to initialize all
> - * the various subsystems for the drm device like memory management, vblank
> - * handling, modesetting support and intial output configuration plus obviously
> - * initialize all the corresponding hardware bits. Finally when everything is up
> - * and running and ready for userspace the device instance can be published
> - * using drm_dev_register().
> + * is initialized with drm_dev_init(), usually from bus-specific
> + * &drm_driver.probe() callbacks implemented by the driver. The driver then

drm_driver.probe isn't a thing, and definitely not bus specific. What
could work here is:

"... instead of a bus specific probe function like e.g.
&pci_driver.probe or &platform_driver.probe."

When updating docs please make sure the rendering looks correct and the
hyperlinks all work.

Cheers, Daniel

> + * needs to initialize all the various subsystems for the drm device like memory
> + * management, vblank handling, modesetting support and initial output
> + * configuration plus obviously initialize all the corresponding hardware
> + * bits. Finally when everything is up and running and ready for userspace the
> + * device instance can be published using drm_dev_register().
>   *
>   * There is also deprecated support for initalizing device instances using
>   * bus-specific helpers and the &drm_driver.load callback. But due to
> -- 
> 2.17.1
> 

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Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
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