[Cocci] Finding function implementations that call only a single function.

Julia Lawall julia.lawall at lip6.fr
Sun Dec 7 12:45:20 CET 2014


On Sun, 7 Dec 2014, SF Markus Elfring wrote:

> >> One part of each SmPL disjunction will always not match in this approach
> >> if an analysed function implementation has got the return type "void".
> >> Would the specification of a metavariable "return_type" be also
> >> unnecessary and inappropriate in this use case?
> > 
> > Currently, return_type does absolutely nothing.  You can just drop it.
> 
> Should I really omit to distinguish the function return type?

If the return type has no impact on the match, it can be omitted.

> When should a filter pattern on function implementations be adapted to
> the property that there will be a return value affected (or not)?

I don't understand the question.

julia


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