Re: coccinelle: api/devm_platform_ioremap_resource: remove useless script

From: Joe Perches
Date: Sat Oct 19 2019 - 18:13:42 EST

On Sat, 2019-10-19 at 21:43 +0100, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> Providing Coccinelle scripts that scream about perfectly valid code is
> pointless, and the result is actively harmful.


If the new code is smaller object code and correct
than the conversion is worthwhile.


There are already ~450 uses of this function and maybe
~800 possible additional conversions.

> If said script was providing a correct semantic patch instead of being
> an incentive for people to churn untested patches that span the whole
> tree, that'd be a different story.