From: Al Viro <email@example.com>
To: Christopher Li <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: Andi Kleen <email@example.com>,
linux kernel mail list <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Josh Triplett <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] sparse-0.2-cl2 is now available
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 05:50:15 +0000 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070211055015.GR10050@ftp.linux.org.uk> (raw)
On Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 09:17:58PM -0800, Christopher Li wrote:
> e.g. sparse has not way to know some function only get called with interrupt
> disabled (or some lock already hold). So it assume interrupt is still
> enable and generate wrong warnings. Another example is that some helper
> function will wrap the locking function. Complain about the exit with locking
> hold is wrong.
> I am hoping adding the cross function checking will reduce those false positive.
> Any way, it need more information to reduce false positive.
> I am still working on the cross function checking. May be it will become
> more useful one day.
I have some stuff in that direction, but it take some resurrecting...
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2007-02-11 5:50 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2007-02-04 8:53 [ANNOUNCE] sparse-0.2-cl1 is now available Christopher Li
2007-02-10 0:00 ` [ANNOUNCE] sparse-0.2-cl2 " Christopher Li
2007-02-10 17:33 ` Andi Kleen
2007-02-11 5:17 ` Christopher Li
2007-02-11 5:50 ` Al Viro [this message]
2007-02-11 6:02 ` Christopher Li
2007-02-11 10:41 ` Andi Kleen
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