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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] Documentation: Coccinelle: fix typos and command example
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On 7/1/20 4:56 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
> …
>>> 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
> …
>> Feel free to submit patches.
>
> How do you think about to use the following command variant
> for the adjustment of the software documentation?
>
> + make C=1 CHECK='scripts/coccicheck' 'path/to/file.o'
>

I don't understand the reason for that change...


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~Randy

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