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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2019-09-25 16:46:44 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2019-09-25 17:51:39 -0700
commit462811d9d4007abe229c4cede0c124ed631da0cc (patch)
tree5219fbd7b18f82f56582b8a45df526ac656d7e91 /scripts/checkpatch.pl
parent6dba824e9ef7155f58f11b268b0f98ecec31b723 (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-462811d9d4007abe229c4cede0c124ed631da0cc.tar.gz
checkpatch: prefer __section over __attribute__((section(...)))
Add another test for __attribute__((section("foo"))) uses that should be __section(foo) Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/2f374c3c27054b7f978115270d587c624d9962fc.camel@perches.com Suggested-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com> Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Tested-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index d7466879d505..1f85a3abbd17 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -5886,6 +5886,18 @@ sub process {
"__aligned(size) is preferred over __attribute__((aligned(size)))\n" . $herecurr);
}
+# Check for __attribute__ section, prefer __section
+ if ($realfile !~ m@\binclude/uapi/@ &&
+ $line =~ /\b__attribute__\s*\(\s*\(.*_*section_*\s*\(\s*("[^"]*")/) {
+ my $old = substr($rawline, $-[1], $+[1] - $-[1]);
+ my $new = substr($old, 1, -1);
+ if (WARN("PREFER_SECTION",
+ "__section($new) is preferred over __attribute__((section($old)))\n" . $herecurr) &&
+ $fix) {
+ $fixed[$fixlinenr] =~ s/\b__attribute__\s*\(\s*\(\s*_*section_*\s*\(\s*\Q$old\E\s*\)\s*\)\s*\)/__section($new)/;
+ }
+ }
+
# Check for __attribute__ format(printf, prefer __printf
if ($realfile !~ m@\binclude/uapi/@ &&
$line =~ /\b__attribute__\s*\(\s*\(\s*format\s*\(\s*printf/) {