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authorGreg Dietsche <Gregory.Dietsche@cuw.edu>2011-11-05 20:59:44 -0500
committerMichal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>2012-01-14 22:25:56 +0100
commitf95ab20972cfefa8ee5428d6c3afd4cb8eacabf4 (patch)
tree545ecec1bbb70e0172be353a4a25446bb85371d1 /Documentation
parentd0bc1fb4672b978b608400a5112249cdbc28f9ae (diff)
coccinelle.txt: update documentation to include M= option
Adding documentation for the new M= option which limits Coccinelle to a specific set of directories. Signed-off-by: Greg Dietsche <Gregory.Dietsche@cuw.edu> Acked-by: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@lip6.fr> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
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diff --git a/Documentation/coccinelle.txt b/Documentation/coccinelle.txt
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@@ -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: