[Cocci] [PATCH] coccinelle: api: detect duplicate chip data arrays

Julia Lawall julia.lawall at lip6.fr
Thu Oct 5 21:28:00 CEST 2017



On Thu, 5 Oct 2017, Liam Breck wrote:

> Hi Joe,
>
> On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 12:15 PM, Joe Perches <joe at perches.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2017-10-05 at 21:13 +0200, Julia Lawall wrote:
> >>
> >> On Fri, 6 Oct 2017, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> >>
> >> > 2017-10-01 21:42 GMT+09:00 Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall at lip6.fr>:
> >> > > This semantic patch detects duplicate arrays declared using BQ27XXX_DATA
> >> > > within a single structure.  It is currently specific to the file
> >> > > drivers/power/supply/bq27xxx_battery.c.
> >> > >
> >> > > Signed-off-by: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall at lip6.fr>
> >> > >
> >> > > ---
> >> >
> >> > Applied to linux-kbuild/misc.
> >>
> >> Thanks for picking it up.
> >
> > If it is specific to one file, why not just run it
> > and post the resultant patch?  Why have it in tree?
>
> The driver which this script analyzes supports more than a dozen
> different chips, which require different parameters. This script
> checks for duplicate parameter arrays.

I think the question is more how will the code change over time.

julia


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