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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2016-10-07 12:24:08 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2016-10-07 12:24:08 -0700
commit2ab704a47e0f27df758840a589aec3298dbb98dd (patch)
parentddc4e6d232d6b625a5686ec1aafe42b9e0109a4c (diff)
parentd282b9c0ac9f7fb5dff5b146e37cf820c610dacc (diff)
Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/trivial
Pull trivial updates from Jiri Kosina: "The usual rocket science from the trivial tree" * 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/trivial: tracing/syscalls: fix multiline in error message text lib/Kconfig.debug: fix DEBUG_SECTION_MISMATCH description doc: vfs: fix fadvise() sycall name x86/entry: spell EBX register correctly in documentation securityfs: fix securityfs_create_dir comment irq: Fix typo in tracepoint.xml
6 files changed, 9 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
index 9ace359d6cc5..cbec006e10e4 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
@@ -722,7 +722,7 @@ struct address_space_operations {
The second case is when a request has been made to invalidate
some or all pages in an address_space. This can happen
- through the fadvice(POSIX_FADV_DONTNEED) system call or by the
+ through the fadvise(POSIX_FADV_DONTNEED) system call or by the
filesystem explicitly requesting it as nfs and 9fs do (when
they believe the cache may be out of date with storage) by
calling invalidate_inode_pages2().
diff --git a/arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S b/arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S
index fee1d95902b5..c98ec2efd750 100644
--- a/arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S
+++ b/arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S
@@ -1148,7 +1148,7 @@ END(error_entry)
- * On entry, EBS is a "return to kernel mode" flag:
+ * On entry, EBX is a "return to kernel mode" flag:
* 1: already in kernel mode, don't need SWAPGS
* 0: user gsbase is loaded, we need SWAPGS and standard preparation for return to usermode
diff --git a/include/trace/events/irq.h b/include/trace/events/irq.h
index f95f25e786ef..1c41b74581f7 100644
--- a/include/trace/events/irq.h
+++ b/include/trace/events/irq.h
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ TRACE_EVENT(irq_handler_entry,
* @ret: return value
* If the @ret value is set to IRQ_HANDLED, then we know that the corresponding
- * @action->handler scuccessully handled this irq. Otherwise, the irq might be
+ * @action->handler successfully handled this irq. Otherwise, the irq might be
* a shared irq line, or the irq was not handled successfully. Can be used in
* conjunction with the irq_handler_entry to understand irq handler latencies.
diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c b/kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c
index b2b6efc083a4..5e10395da88e 100644
--- a/kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c
+++ b/kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c
@@ -610,8 +610,7 @@ static int perf_sysenter_enable(struct trace_event_call *call)
if (!sys_perf_refcount_enter)
ret = register_trace_sys_enter(perf_syscall_enter, NULL);
if (ret) {
- pr_info("event trace: Could not activate"
- "syscall entry trace point");
+ pr_info("event trace: Could not activate syscall entry trace point");
} else {
set_bit(num, enabled_perf_enter_syscalls);
@@ -682,8 +681,7 @@ static int perf_sysexit_enable(struct trace_event_call *call)
if (!sys_perf_refcount_exit)
ret = register_trace_sys_exit(perf_syscall_exit, NULL);
if (ret) {
- pr_info("event trace: Could not activate"
- "syscall exit trace point");
+ pr_info("event trace: Could not activate syscall exit trace point");
} else {
set_bit(num, enabled_perf_exit_syscalls);
diff --git a/lib/Kconfig.debug b/lib/Kconfig.debug
index cab7405f48d2..39d07e754822 100644
--- a/lib/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/lib/Kconfig.debug
@@ -305,7 +305,7 @@ config DEBUG_SECTION_MISMATCH
a larger kernel).
- Run the section mismatch analysis for each module/built-in.o file.
When we run the section mismatch analysis on vmlinux.o, we
- lose valueble information about where the mismatch was
+ lose valuable information about where the mismatch was
Running the analysis for each module/built-in.o file
tells where the mismatch happens much closer to the
diff --git a/security/inode.c b/security/inode.c
index e3df905ab5b1..acc3e9c8d5a7 100644
--- a/security/inode.c
+++ b/security/inode.c
@@ -156,12 +156,11 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(securityfs_create_file);
* This function returns a pointer to a dentry if it succeeds. This
* pointer must be passed to the securityfs_remove() function when the file is
* to be removed (no automatic cleanup happens if your module is unloaded,
- * you are responsible here). If an error occurs, %NULL will be returned.
+ * you are responsible here). If an error occurs, the function will return
+ * the error value (via ERR_PTR).
* If securityfs is not enabled in the kernel, the value %-ENODEV is
- * returned. It is not wise to check for this value, but rather, check for
- * %NULL or !%NULL instead as to eliminate the need for #ifdef in the calling
- * code.
+ * returned.
struct dentry *securityfs_create_dir(const char *name, struct dentry *parent)