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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] Removing dead code
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Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> writes:

> (cc's trimmed and rpjday added)
>
> On Wed, 2010-06-09 at 11:58 +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
>> I've been running a check on the arch/powerpc sourcetree for
>> config Items not defined in Kconfig and found5 such chases.
>
> Are you aware of
> http://www.crashcourse.ca/wiki/index.php/Kernel_cleanup_scripts

Yes, we are. These scripts aim at a very similar goal. However, we are
using a more sound approach that actually involves parsing CPP
statements and the kconfig language and checking the resulting
constraints with SAT solving tools. This way, we get way more precise
results.

You can read about our approach in [1].

[1] http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1629732

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