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Date:   Tue, 12 Feb 2019 09:55:20 -0800 (PST)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net/skbuff: fix up kernel-doc placement

From: Brian Norris <>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 13:02:25 -0800

> There are several skb_* functions where the locked and unlocked
> functions are confusingly documented. For several of them, the
> kernel-doc for the unlocked version is placed above the locked version,
> which to the casual reader makes it seems like the locked version "takes
> no locks and you must therefore hold required locks before calling it."
> One can see, for example, that this link claims to document
> skb_queue_head(), while instead describing __skb_queue_head().
> The correct documentation for skb_queue_head() is also included further
> down the page.
> This diff tested via:
>   $ scripts/kernel-doc -rst include/linux/skbuff.h net/core/skbuff.c
> No new warnings were seen, and the output makes a little more sense.
> Signed-off-by: Brian Norris <>

Applied, thanks Brian.

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