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From: Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@web.de>
To: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@lip6.fr>,
	Coccinelle <cocci@systeme.lip6.fr>,
	kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Kate Stewart <kstewart@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Michal Marek <michal.lkml@markovi.net>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Nicolas Palix <nicolas.palix@imag.fr>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Allison Randal <allison@lohutok.net>
Subject: Re: [Cocci] Adjusting SmPL script “ptr_ret.cocci”?
Date: Sat, 7 Sep 2019 18:20:02 +0200
Message-ID: <a50cebe5-4aae-ea93-1920-d5743435cd1d@web.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.2.21.1909071804090.2562@hadrien>

>> How do you think about to reduce subsequent SmPL rules also according to
>> a possible recombination of affected implementation details?
>
> There is not going to be any change with respect to this issue.

I am curious if the software situation will be reconsidered any further
under other circumstances.


> It's fine when replacing one statement by another, but introduces complexity
> when removing something more complex.

Thanks for such information.


> And there's not point to have something that works in only one special case.

Will corresponding software development concerns be eventually discussed
a bit more?

Regards,
Markus
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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-07 14:54 Markus Elfring
2019-09-07 16:05 ` Julia Lawall
2019-09-07 16:20   ` Markus Elfring [this message]
2019-09-07 16:40   ` [Cocci] [PATCH] Coccinelle: Reduce rules in SmPL script “ptr_ret.cocci” Markus Elfring

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