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Date:   Sat, 10 Aug 2019 08:58:21 -0600
From:   Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>
To:     Jonathan Neuschäfer <j.neuschaefer@....net>
Cc:     linux-doc@...r.kernel.org, "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <jakub.kicinski@...ronome.com>,
        Jesper Dangaard Brouer <hawk@...nel.org>,
        John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, xdp-newbies@...r.kernel.org,
        bpf@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Documentation/networking/af_xdp: Inhibit reference to
 struct socket

On Sat, 10 Aug 2019 14:17:37 +0200
Jonathan Neuschäfer <j.neuschaefer@....net> wrote:

> With the recent change to auto-detect function names, Sphinx parses
> socket() as a reference to the in-kernel definition of socket. It then
> decides that struct socket is a good match, which was obviously not
> intended in this case, because the text speaks about the syscall with
> the same name.
> 
> Prevent socket() from being misinterpreted by wrapping it in ``inline
> literal`` quotes.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Neuschäfer <j.neuschaefer@....net>

Thanks for looking at that.  The better fix, though, would be to add
socket() to the Skipfuncs array in Documentation/sphinx/automarkup.py.
Then it will do the right thing everywhere without the need to add markup
to the RST files.

Thanks,

jon

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