Re: [PATCH 12/29] drm/i915: switch to drm_*{get,put} helpers

From: Cihangir Akturk
Date: Thu Aug 03 2017 - 11:52:23 EST

On Thu, Aug 03, 2017 at 02:49:03PM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 03, 2017 at 03:26:01PM +0300, Jani Nikula wrote:
> > On Thu, 03 Aug 2017, Cihangir Akturk <cakturk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > drm_*_reference() and drm_*_unreference() functions are just
> > > compatibility alias for drm_*_get() and drm_*_put() adn should not be
> > > used by new code. So convert all users of compatibility functions to use
> > > the new APIs.
> >
> > Please include the cocci script in the commit message. If you didn't use
> > cocci, you should check it out! :)
> Yeah I assume you've created these with spatch/cocci, not with your own
> script. I trust cocci a lot more than any kind of scripting, and the
> coccie patch is already in there kernel (the commits you've cited in the
> cover letter contain it iirc).

I wrote a simple shell script, which you can see in the cover letter.
But you are right I take function list from scripts/coccinelle/api/drm-get-put.cocci

Daniel Should I use coccinelle to generate patches and resend a v2?
If so, do i need to include reviewed-by and acked-by tags to patches myself?


> Thanks, Daniel