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

Joe Perches joe at perches.com
Thu Oct 5 21:54:25 CEST 2017


On Thu, 2017-10-05 at 12:46 -0700, Liam Breck wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> 
> On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 12:30 PM, Joe Perches <joe at perches.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2017-10-05 at 21:19 +0200, Julia Lawall wrote:
> > > On Thu, 5 Oct 2017, Joe Perches 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?
> > > 
> > > I guess that they anticipate that the data may change in the future?
> > 
> > Aren't you the script author Julia?  Who is the "they"?
> > 
> > I think having a script for a single file unnecessary.
> 
> Sebastian Reichel, the power-supply maintainer, requested this script.
> I previously implemented this as a run-time check within ifdef DEBUG,
> but that was rejected.

Hi Liam.

If you are the author of the script, you should also have
a sign-off/from here right?

This also has a copyright of Inria and Julia Lawall
which, if you are the author, doesn't seem appropriate.

cheers, Joe


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