[PATCH v4 39/42] doc: Move coccinelle into its own section

Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Sun Mar 7 23:18:21 CET 2021

Hi Heinrich,

On Thu, 4 Mar 2021 at 12:23, Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 04.03.21 14:51, Simon Glass wrote:
> > This tool has nothing to do with testing. Create a new section for
> > 'refactoring' and move it into there. It is likely that other topics may
> > fall under the same heading, such as using moveconfig and search/replace
> > tools.
> Coccinelle makes static code analysis. This has nothing to do with
> refactoring. I saw it as static testing compared to the dynamic testing
> done for instance by pytest.
> You might put it into one chapter with our continuous integration.

I don't know where that is, so I'll drop this patch.

I have only every used spatch, and that only for refactoring.


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