[Cocci] [PATCH] pycocci: sync pycocci with Coccinelle upstream

Luis R. Rodriguez mcgrof at do-not-panic.com
Wed Jun 10 00:22:54 CEST 2015


On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 3:20 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez
<mcgrof at do-not-panic.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:29 PM, Johannes Berg
> <johannes at sipsolutions.net> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2015-06-08 at 13:43 -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 1:31 PM, Johannes Berg <johannes at sipsolutions.net> wrote:
>>> > On Mon, 2015-06-08 at 13:01 -0700, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
>>> >> pycocci is now part of Coccinelle upstream. Coccinelle has a plan
>>> >> to actually extend multithreaded support to enable us to not have
>>> >> to script this out. Until then pyccoci is used and I'll sync both
>>> >> solutions up as there is a bit of latency between a coccinelle release
>>> >> and what we may need from pycocci.
>>> >
>>> > If it's upstream, do they ship it? If so it wouldn't be needed that we
>>> > have a copy, it seems?
>>>
>>> Indeed, Coccinelle 1.0 has pycocci except for this last patch I just
>>> mentioned. I think it is important enough for our sake that the errors
>>> are reported well, I think its fair to drop this in backports once
>>> Coccinelle 1.1 is released and we can reasonably expect users to have
>>> it installed.
>>
>> Not sure I see the point in applying it now - clearly we haven't had any
>> issues here that required this change, so why bother?
>
> Well, I had issues with it :P its why I fixed it.

Coccinelle now supports -j option so after proper testing we should
just remove pycocci now.

 Luis


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