Re: [PATCH] media: do not use C++ style comments in uapi headers

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sun Jun 09 2019 - 13:47:17 EST


> On Thu, Jun 6, 2019 at 2:06 AM Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Perhaps a checkpatch change too:
> >
> > The first block updates unsigned only bitfields
> > The second tests uapi definitions and suggests "__<kernel_types"
> Good.
> In addition,
> "warn if __u8, __u16, __u32, __u64 are used outside of uapi/"
> Lots of kernel-space headers use __u{8,16,32,64} instead of u{8,16,32,64}
> just because developers often miss to understand when to use
> the underscore-prefixed types.

I have seen it even in the .c files in kernel....

And you want same handling for __s64 (etc) variants.

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