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From: Markus Elfring <>
Subject: Re: [Cocci] Remove entire multidecl
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2019 08:33:36 +0200
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In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.2.21.1908081259010.2995@hadrien>

> > Not exactly what I expected...

> SmPL doesn't support patterns with multiple variable declarations,

How are the chances to adjust this software limitation?

> because
 there is really no way to tell whether they will be on one line
> or
 multiple lines.

Will it become more interesting to make such a case distinction possible?

> Basically, it is matching the pattern multiple times on the same code,
> once for each variable.

Would you like to achieve that metavariables of the same type (or kind)
can refer to different source code?

> It seems that this resulted in adding a blank line.  That is indeed not
> really ideal.

Was just a blank line left over after the deletion of declarations
(which looks like an addition in the diff format)?

Would you occasionally prefer to omit it (because of pretty-printing)?

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2019-08-08 10:51 Christoph Böhmwalder
2019-08-08 11:01 ` Julia Lawall
2019-08-09  6:33   ` Markus Elfring [this message]

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