[2/4] Add scripts/coccinelle/drop_kmalloc_cast.cocci
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Message ID 1273508667-5152-3-git-send-email-npalix@diku.dk
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Nicolas Palix May 10, 2010, 4:24 p.m. UTC
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diff --git a/scripts/coccinelle/drop_kmalloc_cast.cocci b/scripts/coccinelle/drop_kmalloc_cast.cocci
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+///
+/// Casting (void *) value returned by kmalloc is useless
+/// as mentioned in Documentation/CodingStyle, Chap 14.
+///
+// Confidence: High
+// Copyright: 2009,2010 Nicolas Palix, DIKU.  GPLv2.
+// URL: http://coccinelle.lip6.fr/
+// Options: -no_includes -include_headers
+//
+// Keywords: kmalloc, kzalloc, kcalloc
+// Version min: < 2.6.12 kmalloc
+// Version min: < 2.6.12 kcalloc
+// Version min:   2.6.14 kzalloc
+// Version max: *
+//
+
+virtual context
+virtual patch
+virtual org
+virtual report
+
+//----------------------------------------------------------
+//  For context mode
+//----------------------------------------------------------
+
+@depends on context@
+type T;
+@@
+
+* (T *)
+  \(kmalloc\|kzalloc\|kcalloc\)(...)
+
+//----------------------------------------------------------
+//  For patch mode
+//----------------------------------------------------------
+
+@depends on patch@
+type T;
+@@
+
+- (T *)
+  \(kmalloc\|kzalloc\|kcalloc\)(...)
+
+//----------------------------------------------------------
+//  For org and report mode
+//----------------------------------------------------------
+
+@r depends on org || report@
+type T;
+position p;
+@@
+
+ (T@p *)\(kmalloc\|kzalloc\|kcalloc\)(...)
+
+@script:python depends on org@
+p << r.p;
+t << r.T;
+@@
+
+coccilib.org.print_safe_todo(p[0], t)
+
+@script:python depends on report@
+p << r.p;
+t << r.T;
+@@
+
+msg="WARNING: casting value returned by k[cmz]alloc to (%s *) is useless." % (t)
+coccilib.report.print_report(p[0], msg)