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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] use mmgrab


On Fri, 3 Jan 2020, Dan Carpenter wrote:

> On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 04:42:54PM +0100, Julia Lawall wrote:
> > Mmgrab was introduced in commit f1f1007644ff ("mm: add new mmgrab()
> > helper") and most of the kernel was updated to use it. Update a few
> > remaining files.
>
> I wonder if there is an automatic way to generate these kind of
> Coccinelle scripts which use inlines instead of open coding. Like maybe
> make a list of one line functions, and then auto generate a recipe. Or
> the mmgrab() function could have multiple lines if the first few were
> just sanity checks for NULL or something...

I tried this at one point (10 years ago!):

https://pages.lip6.fr/Julia.Lawall/acp4is09-lawall.pdf

Perhaps it is worth reviving.

julia

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