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From: Paul Walmsley <>
To: Paul Bolle <>
Cc: Valentin Rothberg <>,
	Thierry Reding <>,
	Catalin Marinas <>,
	Will Deacon <>,,
Subject: Re: arm64: USB_ARCH_HAS_EHCI
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:12:42 +0000 (UTC)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1422478839.3621.34.camel@x220>

Hi Paul,

On Wed, 28 Jan 2015, Paul Bolle wrote:

> On Wed, 2015-01-28 at 16:25 +0000, Paul Walmsley wrote:
> > Is the Kconfig checker script you mentioned on Tuesday available in the 
> > mainline tree?  I don't see anything obvious under the "Static Analysers" 
> > section of the Makefile, but perhaps I'm overlooking it.
> No, it's not.
> In tree you'll find scripts/ That catches over
> 90% of the stuff my local script catches, in less than 10% of runtime.
> It would certainly have caught your use of USB_ARCH_HAS_EHCI.

OK great, I'll add that to my static analysis scripts.

> My local script is my third (or fourth) attempt at a script that checks
> these kind of issues. I've used it on linux-next since for about 3/4 of
> a year now. While doing that I ran into people that are planning into
> adding similar, but far more advanced, functionality into one of the
> bots that is checking linux. So I never bothered making my script
> public. (I'm not sure what the status of those plan is now.)
> In the mean time I'll keep on checking linux-next with my script. That
> should also help to see what problems an actual bot could run into, for
> the benefit of those people. 

That sounds good; it's a very useful service you're providing.

> Problems like:
> - should it check each commit (I think it should only check releases);
> - should it be a true bot (I think it needs a wetware frontend to
>   filter out non-issues).
> Hope this answers your question.

It does.  Thanks for the detailed response.

- Paul

      reply	other threads:[~2015-01-29  1:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-27  9:43 Paul Bolle
2015-01-27 21:31 ` Paul Walmsley
     [not found]   ` <1422438405.5666.16.camel@x220>
2015-01-28 16:25     ` Paul Walmsley
2015-01-28 21:00       ` Paul Bolle
2015-01-28 21:12         ` Paul Walmsley [this message]

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