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Date:	Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:17:53 -0700
From:	Randy Dunlap <>
To:	Karoly Kemeny <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] net: kernel-doc compliant documentation for net_device

On 07/30/14 06:57, Karoly Kemeny wrote:
> Net_device is a vast and important structure, but it has no kernel-doc
> compliant documentation. This patch extracts the comments from the structure
> to clean it up, and let the scripts extract documentation from it. I know that
> the patch is big, but it's just reordering of comments into the appropriate 
> form, and adding a few more, for the missing members.
> v2: 
> Additional documentation added for some members (gflags,neigh_priv_len,
> queues_kset, uc_promisc, promiscuity, allmulti, _rx, _tx, watchdog_timer,
> rtnl_link_state, tstats, gso_max_size, gso_max_segs, num_tc, pm_qos_req).
> Cleaned up trailing whitespaces and blank lines.
> Fixed the beginning to indicate kernel-doc notation.
> v3:
> Fixed typos.
> Added documentation for npinfo and stats
> v4:
> Fixed further typos pointed out by Nikolay
> Signed-off-by: Karoly Kemeny <>

Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <>

Thank you.

> ---
>  include/linux/netdevice.h | 381 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------------
>  1 file changed, 250 insertions(+), 131 deletions(-)

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