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authorFerdinand Blomqvist <ferdinand.blomqvist@gmail.com>2019-06-20 17:10:38 +0300
committerThomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>2019-06-26 14:55:47 +0200
commit38cbae1434f8f7bbd8eaf24b29a385a4b88938fb (patch)
treeb8b44d373749e3e0717c97dbf80ce5e1f309f4d9
parentef4d6a8556b637ad27c8c2a2cff1dda3da38e9a9 (diff)
rslib: Update documentation
The decoder returns the number of corrected symbols, not bits. The caller provided syndrome must be in index form. Signed-off-by: Ferdinand Blomqvist <ferdinand.blomqvist@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190620141039.9874-7-ferdinand.blomqvist@gmail.com
-rw-r--r--lib/reed_solomon/reed_solomon.c12
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/lib/reed_solomon/reed_solomon.c b/lib/reed_solomon/reed_solomon.c
index e5fdc8b9e856..bbc01bad3053 100644
--- a/lib/reed_solomon/reed_solomon.c
+++ b/lib/reed_solomon/reed_solomon.c
@@ -340,7 +340,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(encode_rs8);
* @data: data field of a given type
* @par: received parity data field
* @len: data length
- * @s: syndrome data field (if NULL, syndrome is calculated)
+ * @s: syndrome data field, must be in index form
+ * (if NULL, syndrome is calculated)
* @no_eras: number of erasures
* @eras_pos: position of erasures, can be NULL
* @invmsk: invert data mask (will be xored on data, not on parity!)
@@ -354,7 +355,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(encode_rs8);
* decoding, so the caller has to ensure that decoder invocations are
* serialized.
*
- * Returns the number of corrected bits or -EBADMSG for uncorrectable errors.
+ * Returns the number of corrected symbols or -EBADMSG for uncorrectable
+ * errors. The count includes errors in the parity.
*/
int decode_rs8(struct rs_control *rsc, uint8_t *data, uint16_t *par, int len,
uint16_t *s, int no_eras, int *eras_pos, uint16_t invmsk,
@@ -391,7 +393,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(encode_rs16);
* @data: data field of a given type
* @par: received parity data field
* @len: data length
- * @s: syndrome data field (if NULL, syndrome is calculated)
+ * @s: syndrome data field, must be in index form
+ * (if NULL, syndrome is calculated)
* @no_eras: number of erasures
* @eras_pos: position of erasures, can be NULL
* @invmsk: invert data mask (will be xored on data, not on parity!)
@@ -403,7 +406,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(encode_rs16);
* decoding, so the caller has to ensure that decoder invocations are
* serialized.
*
- * Returns the number of corrected bits or -EBADMSG for uncorrectable errors.
+ * Returns the number of corrected symbols or -EBADMSG for uncorrectable
+ * errors. The count includes errors in the parity.
*/
int decode_rs16(struct rs_control *rsc, uint16_t *data, uint16_t *par, int len,
uint16_t *s, int no_eras, int *eras_pos, uint16_t invmsk,