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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] Documentation: Coccinelle: fix typos and command example
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On 6/30/20 5:23 AM, Markus Elfring wrote:
> …
>> +++ linux-next-20200629/Documentation/dev-tools/coccinelle.rst
> …> @@ -177,13 +177,13 @@ For example, to check drivers/net/wirele
>> To apply Coccinelle on a file basis, instead of a directory basis, the
>> following command may be used::
>>
>> - make C=1 CHECK="scripts/coccicheck"
>> + make C=1 CHECK="scripts/coccicheck" path/to/file.c
>
> I would like to clarify further software design aspects around such make functionality.
>
> We might stumble on different interpretations according to the wording “file basis”.
> Do you find a message like “make: Nothing to be done for 'path/to/file.c'.” interesting then?
>
> * Would you like to add any links for information around the support for
> source code checkers?
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/Makefile?id=7c30b859a947535f2213277e827d7ac7dcff9c84#n198
>
> * How do you think about to enclose the path for the shown parameter
> by single quotes instead of double quotes?
>
> * Can such path specifications become more interesting occasionally
> if also an other file extension would be chosen than “.c”?
> Would you like to achieve any software extensions around suffix rules?
>
> Regards,
> Markus

Markus:

Feel free to submit patches.

--
~Randy

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