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From: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Cc: Miguel Ojeda <miguel.ojeda.sandonis@gmail.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>, "H . Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>, Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>,
	"Gustavo A . R . Silva" <gustavo@embeddedor.com>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>,
	Kan Liang <kan.liang@linux.intel.com>,
	Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>, Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com>,
	Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>,
	Shawn Landden <shawn@git.icu>,
	"maintainer:X86 ARCHITECTURE (32-BIT AND 64-BIT)"
	<x86@kernel.org>, Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@gmail.com>,
	Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>,
	clang-built-linux <clang-built-linux@googlegroups.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] scripts/cvt_style.pl: Tool to reformat sources in various ways
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:48:37 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4b2ed594c5054138562c80cc94dee8b5398c9064.camel@perches.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <201910101338.59F36A33@keescook>

On Thu, 2019-10-10 at 13:39 -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 05, 2019 at 11:35:42PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
[]
> > I think clang-format could not do this sort of conversion.
> > Nor could coccinelle or checkpatch.
> > 
> > Anyway, it's not really necessary for this particular patch
> > to be applied, but it's a convenient way to show the script
> > has the capability to do fallthrough comment conversions.
> > 
> > I think it does conversions fairly reasonably but likely
> > some files could not compile without adding an #include
> > like:
> > 
> > #include <linux/compiler.h>
> 
> I think this is a nice tool to add -- at the very least it serves as
> infrastructure for future similar conversions. And small cleanups can be
> generated from it for people looking to clean up subsystems, etc.

Another similar tool that used checkpatch and also compile
tested and created git commits was reformat_with_checkpatch

https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/1405128087.6751.12.camel@joe-AO725/



  reply	other threads:[~2019-10-10 20:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-05 16:46 [PATCH 0/4] treewide: Add 'fallthrough' pseudo-keyword Joe Perches
2019-10-05 16:46 ` [PATCH 1/4] net: sctp: Rename fallthrough label to unhandled Joe Perches
2019-10-07 18:08   ` Nick Desaulniers
2019-10-10 20:34   ` Kees Cook
2019-10-11 12:20   ` Neil Horman
2019-10-05 16:46 ` [PATCH 2/4] compiler_attributes.h: Add 'fallthrough' pseudo keyword for switch/case use Joe Perches
2019-10-05 17:17   ` Miguel Ojeda
2019-10-07 18:14     ` Nick Desaulniers
2019-10-07 18:28       ` Joe Perches
2019-10-10 20:37     ` Kees Cook
2019-10-11 22:25       ` Miguel Ojeda
2019-10-05 16:46 ` [PATCH 3/4] Documentation/process: Add fallthrough pseudo-keyword Joe Perches
2019-10-05 17:47   ` Miguel Ojeda
2019-10-09 21:51     ` Nick Desaulniers
2019-10-05 16:46 ` [PATCH 4/4] scripts/cvt_style.pl: Tool to reformat sources in various ways Joe Perches
2019-10-05 17:31   ` Miguel Ojeda
2019-10-06  6:35     ` Joe Perches
2019-10-10 20:39       ` Kees Cook
2019-10-10 20:48         ` Joe Perches [this message]
2019-10-09 22:37   ` Nick Desaulniers
2019-10-11 16:29 ` [PATCH 0/4] treewide: Add 'fallthrough' pseudo-keyword Linus Torvalds
2019-10-11 17:43   ` Joe Perches
2019-10-11 17:46     ` Linus Torvalds
2019-10-12  2:14       ` Joe Perches
2019-10-11 18:01   ` Miguel Ojeda
2019-10-11 22:07     ` Kees Cook
2019-10-11 22:26       ` Miguel Ojeda

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