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Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2023 16:21:17 -0800
From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>
Cc: linux-doc@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
 linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scripts: kernel-doc: Report excess struct member
 descriptions

Hi Kees,

On 12/14/23 16:14, Kees Cook wrote:
> While missing descriptions were already be reported, missing struct
> members were not. For example, previously this output was empty, but now
> produces:
> 
> $ ./scripts/kernel-doc -none ./drivers/leds/leds-mlxreg.c
> ./drivers/leds/leds-mlxreg.c:42: warning: Excess struct member 'led_data' description in 'mlxreg_led_data'

I just made a patch with similar functionality last night:

https://lore.kernel.org/linux-doc/20231214070200.24405-1-rdunlap@infradead.org/


> 
> Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>
> Cc: linux-doc@...r.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> ---
>  scripts/kernel-doc | 12 ++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/scripts/kernel-doc b/scripts/kernel-doc
> index 08a3e603db19..39e730ee1fef 100755
> --- a/scripts/kernel-doc
> +++ b/scripts/kernel-doc
> @@ -1265,6 +1265,18 @@ sub dump_struct($$) {
>  		$declaration .= "\t" . $clause . "\n";
>  		$level++ if ($clause =~ m/(\{)/ && !($clause =~m/\}/));
>  	}
> +
> +	my %_members;
> +	$_members{$_}++ for (@parameterlist);
> +
> +	while (my ($k, $v) = each %parameterdescs) {
> +	    if (!exists($_members{$k})) {
> +	        if (show_warnings("struct", $declaration_name)) {
> +		     emit_warning("${file}:$.", "Excess struct member '$k' description in '$declaration_name'\n");
> +		}
> +	    }
> +	}
> +
>  	output_declaration($declaration_name,
>  			   'struct',
>  			   {'struct' => $declaration_name,

-- 
#Randy
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