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Date:   Fri, 7 Aug 2020 23:49:59 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
To:     Jonathan Corbet <>
        "Paul E. McKenney" <>
Subject: [PATCH] docs: Fix function name trailing double-()s

I noticed a double-() after a function name in deprecated.rst today. Fix
that one and two others in the Documentation/ tree.

Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>
 Documentation/RCU/lockdep.rst                           | 2 +-
 Documentation/process/deprecated.rst                    | 2 +-
 Documentation/translations/it_IT/process/deprecated.rst | 2 +-
 3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/RCU/lockdep.rst b/Documentation/RCU/lockdep.rst
index f1fc8ae3846a..cc860a0c296b 100644
--- a/Documentation/RCU/lockdep.rst
+++ b/Documentation/RCU/lockdep.rst
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ checking of rcu_dereference() primitives:
 		is invoked by both RCU-sched readers and updaters.
 	srcu_dereference_check(p, c):
 		Use explicit check expression "c" along with
-		srcu_read_lock_held()().  This is useful in code that
+		srcu_read_lock_held().  This is useful in code that
 		is invoked by both SRCU readers and updaters.
 		Don't check.  (Use sparingly, if at all.)
diff --git a/Documentation/process/deprecated.rst b/Documentation/process/deprecated.rst
index 4a9aa4f0681e..918e32d76fc4 100644
--- a/Documentation/process/deprecated.rst
+++ b/Documentation/process/deprecated.rst
@@ -142,7 +142,7 @@ only NUL-terminated strings. The safe replacement is strscpy().
 (Users of strscpy() still needing NUL-padding should instead
 use strscpy_pad().)
-If a caller is using non-NUL-terminated strings, strncpy()() can
+If a caller is using non-NUL-terminated strings, strncpy() can
 still be used, but destinations should be marked with the `__nonstring
 attribute to avoid future compiler warnings.
diff --git a/Documentation/translations/it_IT/process/deprecated.rst b/Documentation/translations/it_IT/process/deprecated.rst
index e108eaf82cf6..a642ff3fdc8b 100644
--- a/Documentation/translations/it_IT/process/deprecated.rst
+++ b/Documentation/translations/it_IT/process/deprecated.rst
@@ -130,7 +130,7 @@ chi usa solo stringe terminate. La versione sicura da usare è
 strscpy(). (chi usa strscpy() e necessita di estendere la
 terminazione con NUL deve aggiungere una chiamata a memset())
-Se il chiamate no usa stringhe terminate con NUL, allore strncpy()()
+Se il chiamate no usa stringhe terminate con NUL, allore strncpy()
 può continuare ad essere usata, ma i buffer di destinazione devono essere
 marchiati con l'attributo `__nonstring <>`_
 per evitare avvisi durante la compilazione.

Kees Cook

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