[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH RFC] checkpatch: add new cases to commit handling

Lukas Bulwahn lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 13:37:27 UTC 2020


On Fri, Nov 13, 2020 at 1:31 PM Dwaipayan Ray <dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Commit extraction in checkpatch fails in some cases.
> One of the most common false positives is a split line
> between "commit" and the git SHA of the commit.
>
> Improve commit handling to reduce false positives.
>
> Improvements:
> - handle split line between commit and git SHA of commit.
> - fix handling of split commit description.
>
> A quick evaluation of 50k commits from v5.4 showed that
> the GIT_COMMIT_ID errors dropped from 1032 to 897. Most
> of these were split lines between commit and its hash.
>

Can you send me the file of the evaluation, e.g., all contexts (two
lines above and two lines below) around the warned line in the commits
where the GIT_COMMIT_ID dropped?

Then, I can do a quick sanity check as well.

Lukas

> Signed-off-by: Dwaipayan Ray <dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com>
> ---
>  scripts/checkpatch.pl | 14 +++++++++++++-
>  1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> index 024514946bed..f5ba2beac008 100755
> --- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> +++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> @@ -2990,6 +2990,16 @@ sub process {
>                         if ($line =~ /\bcommit\s+[0-9a-f]{5,}\s+\("([^"]+)"\)/i) {
>                                 $orig_desc = $1;
>                                 $hasparens = 1;
> +                       } elsif ($line =~ /^\s*[0-9a-f]{5,}\s+\("([^"]+)"\)/i &&
> +                                defined $rawlines[$linenr-2] &&
> +                                $rawlines[$linenr-2] =~ /\bcommit\s*$/i) {
> +                               $line =~ /^\s*[0-9a-f]{5,}\s+\("([^"]+)"\)/i;
> +                               $orig_desc = $1;
> +                               $hasparens = 1;
> +                               $space = 0;
> +                               $short = 0 if ($line =~ /\b[0-9a-f]{12,40}/i);
> +                               $long = 1 if ($line =~ /\b[0-9a-f]{41,}/i);
> +                               $case = 0 if ($line =~ /\b[0-9a-f]{5,40}[^A-F]/ && $rawlines[$linenr-2] =~ /\b[Cc]ommit\s*$/);
>                         } elsif ($line =~ /\bcommit\s+[0-9a-f]{5,}\s*$/i &&
>                                  defined $rawlines[$linenr] &&
>                                  $rawlines[$linenr] =~ /^\s*\("([^"]+)"\)/) {
> @@ -3001,7 +3011,9 @@ sub process {
>                                 $line =~ /\bcommit\s+[0-9a-f]{5,}\s+\("([^"]+)$/i;
>                                 $orig_desc = $1;
>                                 $rawlines[$linenr] =~ /^\s*([^"]+)"\)/;
> -                               $orig_desc .= " " . $1;
> +                               my $split_desc = $1;
> +                               $split_desc = " $split_desc" if ($line =~ /[\w\,\.]$/);
> +                               $orig_desc .= $split_desc;
>                                 $hasparens = 1;
>                         }
>
> --
> 2.27.0
>


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