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SubjectRe: Coccinelle: Rename the script for a transformation of memory allocations


On Wed, 3 Jan 2018, SF Markus Elfring wrote:

> >> rename from scripts/coccinelle/api/alloc/kzalloc-simple.cocci
> >> rename to scripts/coccinelle/api/alloc/use zalloc functions with extra changes.cocci
> >
> > NACK.
>
> It seems that we need a few more tries to achieve the desired consensus.
>
>
> > The name is too long
>
> How would you like to express the provided functionality in a
> “permanent” file name?

I have not idea what a permanent file name is. The current name could be
better without the leading k, but otherwise I think it is fine.

>
>
> > and should not contain spaces.
>
> May names contain space characters generally for Linux files?

I have never seen a file name with spaces in the Linux kernel, but I don't
know an easy way to check for that. But personally, I really dislike
them, and I will nack any patch that proposes to use one.

julia

>
> Regards,
> Markus
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