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From: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@lip6.fr>
To: Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@web.de>
Cc: kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org,
	Michal Marek <michal.lkml@markovi.net>,
	Wen Yang <yellowriver2010@hotmail.com>,
	Nicolas Palix <nicolas.palix@imag.fr>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Coccinelle <cocci@systeme.lip6.fr>,
	Cheng Shengyu <cheng.shengyu@zte.com.cn>,
	Wen Yang <wen.yang99@zte.com.cn>
Subject: Re: [Cocci] [v6] coccinelle: semantic code search for missing put_device()
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:52:28 +0100 (CET)
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.21.1902171350500.2444@hadrien> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <10836645-5b19-a748-56d7-c0572a76ab4d@web.de>


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On Sun, 17 Feb 2019, Markus Elfring wrote:

> >> If you would insist on the specification of such an assignment exclusion
> >> for a SmPL ellipsis:
> >> Can we agree on a correct order?
> >
> > I don't get your point.
>
> I propose to take another closer look at a bit of SmPL code.
>
>
> > There is no correct order.
>
> I have got an other software development view here.
>
>
> > Each order expresses something different.
>
> I agree to this information.
>
>
> > The order that is currently in the semantic patch is the one
> > that is more likely in practice.
>
> Please check once more.
>
> …
> +@search exists@
> +local idexpression id;
> +expression x,e,e1;
> +position p1,p2;
> …
> +@@
> +
> +id = of_find_device_by_node@p1(x)
> +... when != e = id
> …
>
> Or:
>
> …
> + ... when != id = e
> …
>
>
> Which SmPL specification will achieve the desired software behaviour?

The desired behavior is to check whether the allocated value is saved in
some other variable (typically a structure field) and thus it doesn't need
to be freed just because the original local variable goes out of scope at
the end of the function.  when != e = id achieves this behavior.

julia

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Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-02-16 16:05 [Cocci] [PATCH v6] " Wen Yang
2019-02-16 16:33 ` Julia Lawall
2019-02-16 18:39 ` [Cocci] [v6] " Markus Elfring
2019-02-17  2:32   ` [Cocci] 答复: " Wen Yang
2019-02-17  7:42     ` Markus Elfring
2019-02-17  9:50 ` [Cocci] [PATCH v6] " Markus Elfring
2019-02-17 11:37   ` Julia Lawall
2019-02-17 11:42     ` Markus Elfring
2019-02-17 11:48       ` Julia Lawall
2019-02-17 12:00         ` [Cocci] [v6] " Markus Elfring
2019-02-17 12:05           ` Julia Lawall
2019-02-17 12:20             ` Markus Elfring
2019-02-17 12:52               ` Julia Lawall [this message]
2019-02-17 13:14                 ` Markus Elfring
2019-02-18  3:22                   ` wen.yang99
2019-02-18  6:43                     ` Julia Lawall
2019-02-18  8:19                       ` Markus Elfring
2019-02-19  2:14                         ` wen.yang99
2019-02-19  7:04                           ` Julia Lawall
2019-02-19  8:12                             ` Markus Elfring
2019-02-19  8:29                           ` Markus Elfring
2019-02-19  9:09                             ` wen.yang99
2019-02-19  9:30                               ` Markus Elfring
2019-03-06 11:18                           ` Markus Elfring
2019-02-18 21:40                     ` Markus Elfring

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