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Subject[PATCH 2/2] kernel-doc: core-api: Include string.h into core-api
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core-api should show all the various string functions including the
newly added stracpy and stracpy_pad.

Miscellanea:

o Update the Returns: value for strscpy
o fix a defect with %NUL)

Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
---
Documentation/core-api/kernel-api.rst | 3 +++
include/linux/string.h | 5 +++--
lib/string.c | 10 ++++++----
3 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/core-api/kernel-api.rst b/Documentation/core-api/kernel-api.rst
index 08af5caf036d..f77de49b1d51 100644
--- a/Documentation/core-api/kernel-api.rst
+++ b/Documentation/core-api/kernel-api.rst
@@ -42,6 +42,9 @@ String Manipulation
.. kernel-doc:: lib/string.c
:export:

+.. kernel-doc:: include/linux/string.h
+ :internal:
+
.. kernel-doc:: mm/util.c
:functions: kstrdup kstrdup_const kstrndup kmemdup kmemdup_nul memdup_user
vmemdup_user strndup_user memdup_user_nul
diff --git a/include/linux/string.h b/include/linux/string.h
index f80b0973f0e5..329188fffc11 100644
--- a/include/linux/string.h
+++ b/include/linux/string.h
@@ -515,8 +515,9 @@ static inline void memcpy_and_pad(void *dest, size_t dest_len,
* But this can lead to bugs due to typos, or if prefix is a pointer
* and not a constant. Instead use str_has_prefix().
*
- * Returns: 0 if @str does not start with @prefix
- strlen(@prefix) if @str does start with @prefix
+ * Returns:
+ * * strlen(@prefix) if @str starts with @prefix
+ * * 0 if @str does not start with @prefix
*/
static __always_inline size_t str_has_prefix(const char *str, const char *prefix)
{
diff --git a/lib/string.c b/lib/string.c
index 461fb620f85f..53582b6dce2a 100644
--- a/lib/string.c
+++ b/lib/string.c
@@ -173,8 +173,9 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(strlcpy);
* doesn't unnecessarily force the tail of the destination buffer to be
* zeroed. If zeroing is desired please use strscpy_pad().
*
- * Return: The number of characters copied (not including the trailing
- * %NUL) or -E2BIG if the destination buffer wasn't big enough.
+ * Returns:
+ * * The number of characters copied (not including the trailing %NUL)
+ * * -E2BIG if count is 0.
*/
ssize_t strscpy(char *dest, const char *src, size_t count)
{
@@ -253,8 +254,9 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(strscpy);
* For full explanation of why you may want to consider using the
* 'strscpy' functions please see the function docstring for strscpy().
*
- * Return: The number of characters copied (not including the trailing
- * %NUL) or -E2BIG if the destination buffer wasn't big enough.
+ * Returns:
+ * * The number of characters copied (not including the trailing %NUL)
+ * * -E2BIG if count is 0.
*/
ssize_t strscpy_pad(char *dest, const char *src, size_t count)
{
--
2.15.0
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