watchdog: clarify that stop() is optional

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Bumsik Kim April 3, 2020, 3:15 a.m.
The commit d0684c8a9354 ("watchdog: Make stop function optional")
made stop function not mandatory, but the comments
and the doc weren't reflected. Fix it to clarify.

Signed-off-by: Bumsik Kim <k.bumsik@gmail.com>
---
 Documentation/watchdog/convert_drivers_to_kernel_api.rst | 2 +-
 Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.rst           | 2 +-
 include/linux/watchdog.h                                 | 4 ++--
 3 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/Documentation/watchdog/convert_drivers_to_kernel_api.rst b/Documentation/watchdog/convert_drivers_to_kernel_api.rst
index dd934cc08e40..51b999b5551a 100644
--- a/Documentation/watchdog/convert_drivers_to_kernel_api.rst
+++ b/Documentation/watchdog/convert_drivers_to_kernel_api.rst
@@ -115,7 +115,7 @@  Add the watchdog operations
 ---------------------------
 
 All possible callbacks are defined in 'struct watchdog_ops'. You can find it
-explained in 'watchdog-kernel-api.txt' in this directory. start(), stop() and
+explained in 'watchdog-kernel-api.txt' in this directory. start() and
 owner must be set, the rest are optional. You will easily find corresponding
 functions in the old driver. Note that you will now get a pointer to the
 watchdog_device as a parameter to these functions, so you probably have to
diff --git a/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.rst b/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.rst
index 864edbe932c1..068a55ee0d4a 100644
--- a/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.rst
+++ b/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.rst
@@ -123,8 +123,8 @@  The list of watchdog operations is defined as::
 	struct module *owner;
 	/* mandatory operations */
 	int (*start)(struct watchdog_device *);
-	int (*stop)(struct watchdog_device *);
 	/* optional operations */
+	int (*stop)(struct watchdog_device *);
 	int (*ping)(struct watchdog_device *);
 	unsigned int (*status)(struct watchdog_device *);
 	int (*set_timeout)(struct watchdog_device *, unsigned int);
diff --git a/include/linux/watchdog.h b/include/linux/watchdog.h
index 417d9f37077a..1464ce6ffa31 100644
--- a/include/linux/watchdog.h
+++ b/include/linux/watchdog.h
@@ -37,15 +37,15 @@  struct watchdog_governor;
  *
  * The watchdog_ops structure contains a list of low-level operations
  * that control a watchdog device. It also contains the module that owns
- * these operations. The start and stop function are mandatory, all other
+ * these operations. The start function is mandatory, all other
  * functions are optional.
  */
 struct watchdog_ops {
 	struct module *owner;
 	/* mandatory operations */
 	int (*start)(struct watchdog_device *);
-	int (*stop)(struct watchdog_device *);
 	/* optional operations */
+	int (*stop)(struct watchdog_device *);
 	int (*ping)(struct watchdog_device *);
 	unsigned int (*status)(struct watchdog_device *);
 	int (*set_timeout)(struct watchdog_device *, unsigned int);