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Date:   Mon, 28 Dec 2020 11:47:27 -0800
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Daniel West <daniel.west.dev@...il.com>
Cc:     Larry.Finger@...inger.net, devel@...verdev.osuosl.org,
        insafonov@...il.com, gustavoars@...nel.org,
        andrealmeidap1996@...il.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        yepeilin.cs@...il.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 8455/8455] staging: rtl8188eu: core: fixed a comment
 format issue.

On Mon, 2020-12-28 at 15:09 +0100, Greg KH wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 19, 2020 at 02:43:12PM -0800, Daniel West wrote:
> > Fixed a checkpatch warning:
> > 
> > WARNING: Block comments use * on subsequent lines
> >  #4595: FILE: drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_mlme_ext.c:4595:
> > +/****************************************************************************
> > +
> > 
> > The code is full of comments like this. Should the coding style
> > be inforced here, even when there is a logic to the way the code
> > was broken up?
[]
> > diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_mlme_ext.c b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_mlme_ext.c
[]
> > @@ -4591,11 +4591,10 @@ void mlmeext_sta_del_event_callback(struct adapter *padapter)
> >  	}
> >  }
> >  
> > 
> > -/****************************************************************************
> > -
> > -Following are the functions for the timer handlers
> > -
> > -*****************************************************************************/
> > +/*
> > + *
> > + *Following are the functions for the timer handlers
> > + */
> 
> Does that look correct?  Make it all one line please.

Just:

/* timer handler functions */

would be simpler.

And the code is mostly a horror to read.


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