Re: [PATCH] doc: Add more workqueue functions to the documentation

From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Fri Aug 14 2015 - 19:41:27 EST

On 08/14/15 15:46, Tim Bird wrote:
> On 08/13/2015 04:45 PM, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
>> On Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:16:16 -0700
>> Tim Bird <tim.bird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> There are some workqueue functions declared in workqueue.h, so include
>>> that in the workqueue section of the DocBook docs.
>> Applied to the docs tree, thanks.
>> It sure would be nice if changes like this were accompanied by a patch
>> fixing the additional warnings it drags in ... :) In this case I've put
>> something together for workqueue.h and will send it off shortly.
> My apologies.
> When I do 'make mandocs', the only messages from workqueue.h that I noticed
> were like the following:
> Warn: meta author : no refentry/info/author queue_delayed_work
> Note: meta author : see queue_delayed_work
> Warn: meta author : no author data, so inserted a fixme queue_delayed_work
> Note: Writing queue_delayed_work.9
> But there are over 4000 of these messages when I make mandocs, so I assumed
> ignoring them was OK.
> Are these what you saw or was it something else?

These are the new warnings that I saw:

Warning(..//include/linux/workqueue.h:271): No description found for parameter 'w'
Warning(..//include/linux/workqueue.h:271): Excess function parameter 'work' description in 'delayed_work_pending'
Warning(..//include/linux/workqueue.h:390): Excess function parameter 'args' description in 'alloc_workqueue'
Warning(..//include/linux/workqueue.h:411): Excess function parameter 'args' description in 'alloc_ordered_workqueue'

and Jon has already posted a patch for these.

> Do you know how to get rid of these messages?
> It's a bit of a pain rebuilding. When I make a change, it rebuilds everything.
> My build of mandocs takes 27 minutes and generates over 9000 messages.
> Somewhere in the middle of that must have been some other messages related to
> workqueue.h that I missed.
> However, I'll try to fix build errors in the future.

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