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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL][PATCH v10 0/4] Update to zstd-1.4.10

> On Apr 27, 2021, at 3:09 PM, Randy Dunlap <> wrote:
> On 4/26/21 4:46 PM, Nick Terrell wrote:
>> From: Nick Terrell <>
>> Please pull from
>> tags/v10-zstd-1.4.10
>> to get these changes. Alternatively the patchset is included.
>> This patchset lists me as the maintainer for zstd and upgrades the zstd library
>> to the latest upstream release. The current zstd version in the kernel is a
>> modified version of upstream zstd-1.3.1. At the time it was integrated, zstd
>> wasn't ready to be used in the kernel as-is. But, it is now possible to use
>> upstream zstd directly in the kernel.
> Hi Nick,
> Several of the source (.c, .h) files use comments blocks that
> begin with "/**", which means "this is the beginning of a kernel-doc
> comment" when in the kernel source tree. However, they are not in
> kernel-doc format.
> During the automatic generation from upstream zstd, please find a way
> to change /** to /*.
> This does need to slow down the acceptance of this patch series IMO.

Sure, I can do that easily enough. The public header `include/linux/zstd.h`
already does have correct kernel-doc comments. It is just the non-public files
that don’t follow the kernel-doc style, since zstd has its own documentation
format which is similar to doxygen style.


> thanks.
> --
> ~Randy

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