[PATCH] Documentation/dma-buf-sharing.txt: update API descriptions

Thierry Reding thierry.reding at gmail.com
Tue May 13 01:44:41 PDT 2014

On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 08:48:12PM +0900, gioh.kim wrote:
> From: "gioh.kim" <gioh.kim at lge.com>

It might be good to fix your setup to make this be the same as the name
and email used in the Signed-off-by line below.

> update some descriptions for API arguments and descriptions.

Nit: "Update" since it's the beginning of a sentence.

> Signed-off-by: Gioh Kim <gioh.kim at lge.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/dma-buf-sharing.txt |   10 ++++++----
>  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/dma-buf-sharing.txt b/Documentation/dma-buf-sharing.txt
> index 505e711..1ea89b8 100644
> --- a/Documentation/dma-buf-sharing.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/dma-buf-sharing.txt
> @@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ The dma_buf buffer sharing API usage contains the following steps:
>  				     size_t size, int flags,
>  				     const char *exp_name)
> -   If this succeeds, dma_buf_export allocates a dma_buf structure, and returns a
> +   If this succeeds, dma_buf_export_named allocates a dma_buf structure, and returns a

Perhaps reformat this so that the lines don't exceed 80 characters?

>     pointer to the same. It also associates an anonymous file with this buffer,
>     so it can be exported. On failure to allocate the dma_buf object, it returns
>     NULL.
> @@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ The dma_buf buffer sharing API usage contains the following steps:
>     Exporting modules which do not wish to provide any specific name may use the
>     helper define 'dma_buf_export()', with the same arguments as above, but
> -   without the last argument; a __FILE__ pre-processor directive will be
> +   without the last argument; a KBUILD_MODNAME pre-processor directive will be
>     inserted in place of 'exp_name' instead.

This was already fixed in commit 2e33def0339c (dma-buf: update exp_name
when using dma_buf_export()). Perhaps you should rebase this patch on
top of the latest linux-next.

Otherwise looks good.

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