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From: Lars Schneider <>
To: "SZEDER Gábor" <>
Cc: "René Scharfe" <>, "Git List" <>,
	"Junio C Hamano" <>,
	"Stefan Beller" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] describe: use strbuf_add_unique_abbrev() for adding short hashes
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:02:52 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

> On 18 Jan 2018, at 23:40, SZEDER Gábor <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 10:40 PM, René Scharfe <> wrote:
>> Am 16.01.2018 um 18:11 schrieb SZEDER Gábor:
>>> Unfortunately, most of the changes coming from 'strbuf.cocci' don't
>>> make any sense, they appear to be the mis-application of the "use
>>> strbuf_addstr() instead of strbuf_addf() to add a single string" rule:
>>>   -             strbuf_addf(&sb_repo, "%d", counter);
>>>   +             strbuf_addstr(&sb_repo, counter);
>>> It seems that those rules need some refinement, but I have no idea
>>> about Coccinelle and this is not the time for me to dig deeper.
>>> What makes all this weird is that running 'make coccicheck' on my own
>>> machine doesn't produce any of these additional proposed changes, just
>>> like at René's.  Can it be related to differing Coccinelle versions?
>>> Travis CI installs 1.0.0~rc19.deb-3; I have 1.0.4.deb-2.
>> The version difference may explain it, but I couldn't find a matching
>> bugfix in when I just
>> skimmed it.  I wonder if the following patch could make a difference:
> Yes, it does, now all those nonsense suggestions are gone on Travis CI.
> Those "memmove() -> MOVE_ARRAY" suggestions are still there, of course.


Travis CI runs Ubuntu Trusty as current base image with Coccinelle
version "1.0.0~rc19.deb-3":

I was experimenting with a docker container that has the latest stable
version of Coccinelle installed ("1.0.4.deb-2"). We could run this
docker container inside of the Travis CI job similar to the 32-bit job.
But with René's changes that doesn't seem to be necessary anymore!

- Lars

PS: Thanks a lot Gábor for recognizing and fixing the invalid
    Travis CI Coccinelle build!

  reply	other threads:[~2018-01-18 23:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-01-15 17:10 [PATCH] describe: use strbuf_add_unique_abbrev() for adding short hashes René Scharfe
2018-01-16 13:48 ` Derrick Stolee
2018-01-16 17:11 ` SZEDER Gábor
2018-01-18 21:40   ` René Scharfe
2018-01-18 22:40     ` SZEDER Gábor
2018-01-18 23:02       ` Lars Schneider [this message]
2018-01-19 17:53       ` René Scharfe
2018-01-22 17:50         ` [PATCH] Use MOVE_ARRAY SZEDER Gábor
2018-01-22 22:44           ` Jeff King
2018-01-22 23:26             ` Junio C Hamano
2018-01-22 23:34               ` Jeff King

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