Re: [PATCH] tracing/treewide: Remove second parameter of __assign_str()

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On Thu, May 16, 2024 at 7:35 PM Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: "Steven Rostedt (Google)" <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> [
>    This is a treewide change. I will likely re-create this patch again in
>    the second week of the merge window of v6.10 and submit it then. Hoping
>    to keep the conflicts that it will cause to a minimum.
> ]
> With the rework of how the __string() handles dynamic strings where it
> saves off the source string in field in the helper structure[1], the
> assignment of that value to the trace event field is stored in the helper
> value and does not need to be passed in again.
> This means that with:
>   __string(field, mystring)
> Which use to be assigned with __assign_str(field, mystring), no longer
> needs the second parameter and it is unused. With this, __assign_str()
> will now only get a single parameter.
> There's over 700 users of __assign_str() and because coccinelle does not
> handle the TRACE_EVENT() macro I ended up using the following sed script:
>   git grep -l __assign_str | while read a ; do
>       sed -e 's/\(__assign_str([^,]*[^ ,]\) *,[^;]*/\1)/' $a > /tmp/test-file;
>       mv /tmp/test-file $a;
>   done
> I then searched for __assign_str() that did not end with ';' as those
> were multi line assignments that the sed script above would fail to catch.
> Note, the same updates will need to be done for:
>   __assign_str_len()
>   __assign_rel_str()
>   __assign_rel_str_len()
> I tested this with both an allmodconfig and an allyesconfig (build only for both).
> [1]
> Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@xxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt (Google) <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael@xxxxxxxxxx> # for thermal

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