[PATCH] gcov: Reword comment for gcov_read_string()

Martin Liška mliska@suse.cz
Thu Mar 31 06:57:42 GMT 2022


On 3/31/22 08:55, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> gcc/
> 
> 	* gcov-io.cc (gcov_read_string): Reword documentation comment.
> ---
>   gcc/gcov-io.cc | 6 +++---
>   1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/gcc/gcov-io.cc b/gcc/gcov-io.cc
> index c2e9e2b6d64..72c40f8eaa0 100644
> --- a/gcc/gcov-io.cc
> +++ b/gcc/gcov-io.cc
> @@ -473,9 +473,9 @@ mangle_path (char const *base)
>   /* We need to expose the below function when compiling for gcov-tool.  */
>   
>   #if !IN_LIBGCOV || defined (IN_GCOV_TOOL)
> -/* Read string from coverage file. Returns a pointer to a static
> -   buffer, or NULL on empty string. You must copy the string before
> -   calling another gcov function.  */
> +/* Read string from coverage file.  Allocate the buffer for the string
> +   from the heap or die.  Return a pointer to the string, or NULL on
> +   empty string.  */
>   
>   GCOV_LINKAGE const char *
>   gcov_read_string (void)

Ready for master, thanks!

Martin


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