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Date:   Sun, 11 Aug 2019 13:32:25 +0200
From:   Jonathan Neuschäfer <>
To:     Jonathan Corbet <>
Cc:     Jonathan Neuschäfer <>,, "David S. Miller" <>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        Daniel Borkmann <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>,
        John Fastabend <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Documentation/networking/af_xdp: Inhibit reference to
 struct socket

On Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 08:58:21AM -0600, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Aug 2019 14:17:37 +0200
> Jonathan Neuschäfer <> 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 <>
> Thanks for looking at that.  The better fix, though, would be to add
> socket() to the Skipfuncs array in Documentation/sphinx/
> Then it will do the right thing everywhere without the need to add markup
> to the RST files.

Alright, I'll do that for v2.

Jonathan Neuschäfer

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