[Linux-kernel-mentees] Checkpatch.pl tasks for Community Bridge Program
lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 18:28:21 UTC 2020
On Mon, Oct 12, 2020 at 8:23 PM Dwaipayan Ray <dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/10/20 6:27 pm, Lukas Bulwahn wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 12, 2020 at 11:38 AM Aditya Srivastava <yashsri421 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Dear Sir/Ma'am
> >> I have performed some tasks on Checkpatch.pl to find out the aggregate and summary of Errors and Warnings that have been generated on certain Linux Kernel Versions' commits . The summary of my tasks are as follows:
> >> 1. Task1: Create a list of all non-merge commits that were added in the version v5.8 but were not there in v5.7. Run checkpatch.pl script on these commits and create a statistical summary of findings.
> >> My findings: https://github.com/AdityaSrivast/kernel-tasks/blob/master/Task1/reports/aggregate_report/analysis/summary.txt
> >> My Scripts for this task: https://github.com/AdityaSrivast/kernel-tasks/tree/master/Task1
> >> 2. Task2: Test what are errors and warnings by checkpatch.pl reports on v5.6..v5.8. Generate a report with respect to changes suggested by Dwaipayan Ray (https://firstname.lastname@example.org/), to present the differences in a suitable aggregated form, to find out the kind of errors and warnings that are changing.
> >> My Findings:
> >> Change in the number of warnings and errors: https://github.com/AdityaSrivast/kernel-tasks/blob/master/Task2/reports/analysis/relative_change/summary_relative.txt
> >> Individual summary report generated by checkpatch.pl:
> >> After the commit: https://github.com/AdityaSrivast/kernel-tasks/blob/master/Task2/reports/analysis/after_commit/summary_after_commit.txt
> >> Before the commit: https://github.com/AdityaSrivast/kernel-tasks/blob/master/Task2/reports/analysis/before_commit/summary_before_commit.txt
> >> Scripts used for this task: https://github.com/AdityaSrivast/kernel-tasks/tree/master/Task2
> > Your email client is broken; you cannot send emails to a kernel
> > mailing list with this email setup. I will not bother to use a proper
> > email client either :)
> > summary at
> > https://github.com/AdityaSrivast/kernel-tasks/blob/master/Task2/reports/analysis/relative_change/summary_relative.txt
> > looks good.
> > Dwaipayan probably needs to look into the details here.
> > E.g., why did those really unrelated issues change?
> > AVOID_BUG 240 239
> > TYPO_SPELLING 536 537
> Ya, this shouldn't happen.
> I checked the reports, and the new warnings appear as expected.
> Could Aditya perhaps find out which errors in this case have changed?
Dwaipayan, you can ask Aditya directly :)
Aditya, can you help us and tell us which AVOID_BUG remained the same,
which appeared, and which disappeared?
And the same for TYPO_SPELLING.
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