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Date:   Wed, 21 Sep 2022 22:30:26 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:     Akira Yokosawa <akiyks@...il.com>
Cc:     corbet@....net, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        mchehab@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC] docs: Define c_paren_attributes for attributes with
 arguments

On Fri, Sep 09, 2022 at 02:08:30PM +0900, Akira Yokosawa wrote:
> Hi Kees,
> 
> I expected some responses from Jon, but looks like he's been busy
> elsewhere. Let me chime in.
> 
> On Fri,  2 Sep 2022 15:35:07 -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> > While Sphinx's "c_id_attributes" is needed for basic attributes, any
> > attributes with arguments need to be defined in "c_paren_attributes"
> > to avoid errors like:
> > 
> > include/linux/fortify-string.h:116: warning: Function parameter or member '__builtin_strncpy' not described in '__diagnose_as'
> > include/linux/fortify-string.h:116: warning: Function parameter or member '1' not described in '__diagnose_as'
> > include/linux/fortify-string.h:116: warning: Function parameter or member '2' not described in '__diagnose_as'
> > include/linux/fortify-string.h:116: warning: Function parameter or member '3' not described in '__diagnose_as'
> 
> These warnings are from ./scripts/kernel-doc.
> So I think you need to teach the script about "__diagnose_as" so that
> the kernel-doc comment of strncpy() can be converted to reST doc
> which Sphinx can understand.

Ah! Thank you, yeah, I couldn't figure out where it was coming from.

> Past changes in ./scripts/kernel-doc might give you some hints.

Yeah, including changes from me for similar things. How quickly I
forgot! :)

Thanks,

-Kees

-- 
Kees Cook

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