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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2013-11-12 15:10:10 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-11-13 12:09:25 +0900
commite970b8846ae4763e64be3c93dc06b4eaebf9ad63 (patch)
tree2543f6bd1d9aa24249c3d8418c0dc369434aad81 /scripts
parent52ea85061d188031c827ecef9bce47ae93f1e52e (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-e970b8846ae4763e64be3c93dc06b4eaebf9ad63.tar.gz
checkpatch: add rules to check init attribute and const defects
People get this regularly wrong and it breaks the LTO builds, as it causes a section attribute conflict. Add --fix capability too. Based on a patch from Andi Kleen. Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts')
-rwxr-xr-xscripts/checkpatch.pl36
1 files changed, 34 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 8489c35799e8..23d55bfcb5af 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -241,8 +241,11 @@ our $Sparse = qr{
__ref|
__rcu
}x;
-
-our $InitAttribute = qr{__(?:mem|cpu|dev|net_|)(?:initdata|initconst|init\b)};
+our $InitAttributePrefix = qr{__(?:mem|cpu|dev|net_|)};
+our $InitAttributeData = qr{$InitAttributePrefix(?:initdata\b)};
+our $InitAttributeConst = qr{$InitAttributePrefix(?:initconst\b)};
+our $InitAttributeInit = qr{$InitAttributePrefix(?:init\b)};
+our $InitAttribute = qr{$InitAttributeData|$InitAttributeConst|$InitAttributeInit};
# Notes to $Attribute:
# We need \b after 'init' otherwise 'initconst' will cause a false positive in a check
@@ -3759,6 +3762,35 @@ sub process {
}
}
+# check for $InitAttributeData (ie: __initdata) with const
+ if ($line =~ /\bconst\b/ && $line =~ /($InitAttributeData)/) {
+ my $attr = $1;
+ $attr =~ /($InitAttributePrefix)(.*)/;
+ my $attr_prefix = $1;
+ my $attr_type = $2;
+ if (ERROR("INIT_ATTRIBUTE",
+ "Use of const init definition must use ${attr_prefix}initconst\n" . $herecurr) &&
+ $fix) {
+ $fixed[$linenr - 1] =~
+ s/$InitAttributeData/${attr_prefix}initconst/;
+ }
+ }
+
+# check for $InitAttributeConst (ie: __initconst) without const
+ if ($line !~ /\bconst\b/ && $line =~ /($InitAttributeConst)/) {
+ my $attr = $1;
+ if (ERROR("INIT_ATTRIBUTE",
+ "Use of $attr requires a separate use of const\n" . $herecurr) &&
+ $fix) {
+ my $lead = $fixed[$linenr - 1] =~
+ /(^\+\s*(?:static\s+))/;
+ $lead = rtrim($1);
+ $lead = "$lead " if ($lead !~ /^\+$/);
+ $lead = "${lead}const ";
+ $fixed[$linenr - 1] =~ s/(^\+\s*(?:static\s+))/$lead/;
+ }
+ }
+
# prefer usleep_range over udelay
if ($line =~ /\budelay\s*\(\s*(\d+)\s*\)/) {
# ignore udelay's < 10, however