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SubjectRe: [PATCH 12/29] drm/i915: switch to drm_*{get,put} helpers
On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 5:52 PM, Cihangir Akturk <> wrote:
> 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 <> 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
> file.
> 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?

I think regenerating the patches using cocci would be great, I trust
cocci a lot more than random scripts. And cocci is a great tool to
learn anyway (if you don't know it yet). If the resulting patches
match, you can keep the r-b/a-b tags for v2.

Thanks, Daniel
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
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