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Date:   Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:05:59 +0100
From:   Edward Cree <>
To:     Jesse Brandeburg <>,
CC:     <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 09/10] sfc: fix kdoc warning

On 15/09/2020 02:44, Jesse Brandeburg wrote:
> kernel-doc script as used by W=1, is confused by the macro
> usage inside the header describing the efx_ptp_data struct.
> drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/ptp.c:345: warning: Function parameter or member 'MC_CMD_PTP_IN_TRANSMIT_LENMAX' not described in 'efx_ptp_data'
> After some discussion on the list, break this patch out to
> a separate one, and fix the issue through a creative
> macro declaration.
> Signed-off-by: Jesse Brandeburg <>
> Cc: Edward Cree <>
I still don't love it, but it'll do, so have an
Acked-by: Edward Cree <>

(But please make sure whoever maintains scripts/kernel-doc knows that
 it's breaking on a reasonable construct and forcing the code to be
 _less_ self-documenting than it otherwise could be.)

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