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From: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@kernel.org>
To: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik04@gmail.com>
Cc: Joel Fernandes <joel@joelfernandes.org>,
	rcu@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel-mentees@lists.linuxfoundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Include: Linux: rculist_nulls: Add docbook comment headers
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2019 06:42:35 -0800
Message-ID: <20191205144235.GQ2889@paulmck-ThinkPad-P72> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAF65HP1WL2yw8nVZi-j9=eehkUJP-eKUy+w9unFXddmPf7_Hqg@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, Dec 05, 2019 at 11:25:39AM +0530, Madhuparna Bhowmik wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 5:55 AM Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@kernel.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 05:33:57PM +0530, madhuparnabhowmik04@gmail.com
> > wrote:
> > > From: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik04@gmail.com>
> > >
> > > This patch adds docbook comment headers for hlist_nulls_first_rcu
> > > and hlist_nulls_next_rcu in rculist_nulls.h.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Madhuparna Bhowmik <madhuparnabhowmik04@gmail.com>
> > > ---
> >
> > Good to see, thank you!  A few grammar nits below -- could you please
> > update and re-send?
> >
> > Thank you, I will send the updated patch soon.
> 
> 
> >                                                         Thanx, Paul
> >
> > >  include/linux/rculist_nulls.h | 8 ++++++++
> > >  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/include/linux/rculist_nulls.h
> > b/include/linux/rculist_nulls.h
> > > index 517a06f36c7a..d796ef18ec52 100644
> > > --- a/include/linux/rculist_nulls.h
> > > +++ b/include/linux/rculist_nulls.h
> > > @@ -38,9 +38,17 @@ static inline void hlist_nulls_del_init_rcu(struct
> > hlist_nulls_node *n)
> > >       }
> > >  }
> > >
> > > +/**
> > > + * hlist_nulls_first_rcu - returns the first element of the hash list.
> > > + * @head: the head for your list.
> >
> > Could you please say something like "The head of the list."?
> > Just to keep point of view more consistent through the documentation.
> >
> > Sure, I will change it to "head of the list".
> Moreover, in the rest of the docbook comments in the same file
> (rculist_nulls.h), "head for your list" is used.
> So, should I change that as well in a separate patch, such that it is
> consistent throughout the file?

Please do!

						Thanx, Paul

> > > + */
> > >  #define hlist_nulls_first_rcu(head) \
> > >       (*((struct hlist_nulls_node __rcu __force **)&(head)->first))
> > >
> > > +/**
> > > + * hlist_nulls_next_rcu - returns the element of the list next to @node.
> >
> > Here, could you please change "next to" to "after"?  This removes the
> > ambiguity where both the prior and the subsequent elements might be
> > thought of as "next to".
> >
> > Sure, I will do it. Thank you for pointing out.
> 
> Regards,
> Madhuparna
> 
> 
> > > + * @node: Element of the list.
> > > + */
> > >  #define hlist_nulls_next_rcu(node) \
> > >       (*((struct hlist_nulls_node __rcu __force **)&(node)->next))
> > >
> > > --
> > > 2.17.1
> > >
> >
> ᐧ

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2019-12-04 12:03 madhuparnabhowmik04
2019-12-04 17:44 ` Joel Fernandes
2019-12-05  0:25 ` Paul E. McKenney
     [not found]   ` <CAF65HP1WL2yw8nVZi-j9=eehkUJP-eKUy+w9unFXddmPf7_Hqg@mail.gmail.com>
2019-12-05 14:42     ` Paul E. McKenney [this message]

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