[PATCH 1/1] drivers/staging/rtl8129u: adjust block comments

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Thu Jun 20 11:33:08 UTC 2019

On Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 11:45:34AM +0200, Christian Müller wrote:
> As stated in coding-styles.rst multiline comments should be structured in a way,
> that the actual comment starts on the second line of the commented portion. E.g:
> /*
>  * Multiline comments
>  * should look like
>  * this.
>  */
> The comments in this file were of a format, that looked like this:
> /* Multiline comments previous
>  * to this patch
>  * looked like this.
>  */
> There is an exception to files in /net and drivers/net,
> where multiline comments are preferred to look like the second example above,
> but since this file resides in a different directory,
> this patch changes the style to match the preferred style.

Ah.  Hm.  Turns out this is a networking driver, and some day, the goal
would be for it to live under drivers/net/  If it were to move there,
then these comments would be in the correct format already.

So this patch isn't needed, sorry.

greg k-h

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