Re: [PATCH 0/9] Kconfig: cleanup s390 v2.
From: Dave Jones
Date: Wed Apr 25 2007 - 20:40:42 EST
On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 05:24:47PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> It would be neat if someone could create and maintain a new
> scripts/spot-common-mistakes. Feed it a unified diff and it would complain
> about newly-added code (and only newly-added code) which has busted
> whitespace, adds new semaphores, adds new kernel_thread calls, etc, etc.
years and years ago, when the dinosaurs roamed the land, I hacked up..
http://janitor.kernelnewbies.org/scripts/ and then left it by the wayside.
Some of the checks it did are actually bogus, but I'm happy to pick that
up again if there's interest in it being a useful tool.
In fact, I should probably munge it together with a similar thing
I wrote at http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/projects/findbugs/
(Warning: scary regexps)
> It would need to be fairly simple and easily-extensible, as I can
> imagine quite a few things getting added to it.
> (Imagines a procmail rule which just bounces the email if
> spot-common-mistakes failed)
or a git checkin rule that refuses to commit if it fails ;-)
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