[Cocci] Checking run times for transformation of Linux source code with SmPL

Julia Lawall julia.lawall at lip6.fr
Fri May 18 19:13:47 CEST 2018



On Fri, 18 May 2018, SF Markus Elfring wrote:

> > Coccinelle doesn't parse every file in the kernel.
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> I find this information strange.
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> > It only parses the files that contain the name of the function being modified.
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> Do you interpret the required source code parsing efforts in a special way?

Coccinelle searches the semantic patch for the important words.  Then it
implements something like grep to find files that contain those imprtant
words.  Or maybe it just uses git grep by default.

julia


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