[Cocci] [PATCH v2 0/5] Support for generalized use of make C={1, 2} via a wrapper program

Knut Omang knut.omang at oracle.com
Mon Dec 18 17:41:26 CET 2017


On Mon, 2017-12-18 at 07:30 -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Mon, 2017-12-18 at 14:05 +0100, Knut Omang wrote:
> > > Here is a list of the checkpatch messages for drivers/infiniband
> > > sorted by type.
> > > 
> > > Many of these might be corrected by using
> > > 
> > > $ ./scripts/checkpatch.pl -f --fix-inplace --types=<TYPE> \
> > >   $(git ls-files drivers/infiniband/)
> > 
> > Yes, and I already did that work piece by piece for individual types,
> > just to test the runchecks tool, and want to post that set once the 
> > runchecks script and Makefile changes itself are in,
> 
> I think those are independent of any runcheck tool changes and
> could be posted now.  In general, don't keep patches in a local
> tree waiting on some other unrelated patch.

It becomes related in that the runchecks.cfg file is updated 
in all the patches to keep 'make C=2' run with 0 errors while 
enabling more checks. I think they serve well as examples of 
how a workflow with runchecks could be.

> Just fyi:
> 
> There is a script that helps automate checkpatch "by-type" conversions
> with compilation, .o difference checking, and git commit editing.
> 
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/7/11/794

oh - good to know - seems it would have been a good help
during my little exercise..

Thanks,
Knut


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