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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2017-05-08 15:55:48 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2017-05-08 17:15:11 -0700
commite795556a581a849bf33b22521bf8ebc97ab899ea (patch)
tree95d899c64140b8046d4dc6ffcec806e77533655d /scripts
parentd9190e4e1a057ad55027cbefd1d21f6eae93fe0e (diff)
checkpatch: improve MULTISTATEMENT_MACRO_USE_DO_WHILE test
The logic currrently misses macros that start with an if statement. e.g.: #define foo(bar) if (bar) baz; Add a test for macro content that starts with if Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/a9d41aafe1673889caf1a9850208fb7fd74107a0.1491783914.git.joe@perches.com Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Reported-by: Andreas Mohr <andi@lisas.de> Original-patch-by: Alfonso Lima <alfonsolimaastor@gmail.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.pl6
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 3a1cb9d7474e..feb9e856f11d 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -4849,8 +4849,10 @@ sub process {
$dstat !~ /^\(\{/ && # ({...
$ctx !~ /^.\s*#\s*define\s+TRACE_(?:SYSTEM|INCLUDE_FILE|INCLUDE_PATH)\b/)
{
-
- if ($dstat =~ /;/) {
+ if ($dstat =~ /^\s*if\b/) {
+ ERROR("MULTISTATEMENT_MACRO_USE_DO_WHILE",
+ "Macros starting with if should be enclosed by a do - while loop to avoid possible if/else logic defects\n" . "$herectx");
+ } elsif ($dstat =~ /;/) {
ERROR("MULTISTATEMENT_MACRO_USE_DO_WHILE",
"Macros with multiple statements should be enclosed in a do - while loop\n" . "$herectx");
} else {

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