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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-01-16 14:36:07 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-01-16 14:36:07 -0800
commit408e057870c8680a50963b08f9f7efaa151a74ec (patch)
tree4d4085332d0b1b7e8727cb037dfb206fc1ed538c /Documentation
parent287b901dcadd7eb3c5aa93b679bbad4058814921 (diff)
parent29a36d4dec6cf7ad72e6e3337bf954096cbbb4cf (diff)
Merge branch 'misc' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild
* 'misc' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild: scripts/coccinelle: improve the coverage of some semantic patches coccinelle: semantic patches related to devm_ functions (part 2) coccinelle: semantic patches related to devm_ functions (part 1) coccinelle.txt: update documentation to include M= option coccicheck: add M= option to control which dir is processed ctags: remove struct forward declarations scripts/tags.sh: Add Page flag function magic
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diff --git a/Documentation/coccinelle.txt b/Documentation/coccinelle.txt
index 96b690348ba1..cf44eb6499b4 100644
--- a/Documentation/coccinelle.txt
+++ b/Documentation/coccinelle.txt
@@ -102,9 +102,15 @@ or
make coccicheck COCCI=<my_SP.cocci> MODE=report
- Using Coccinelle on (modified) files
+ Controlling Which Files are Processed by Coccinelle
+By default the entire kernel source tree is checked.
+To apply Coccinelle to a specific directory, M= can be used.
+For example, to check drivers/net/wireless/ one may write:
+ make coccicheck M=drivers/net/wireless/
To apply Coccinelle on a file basis, instead of a directory basis, the
following command may be used: