I am the original author of style checker patch reported in previous mail by Gyuyoung.
My logic for checking the error is simple: - In the patch, I check for any line which contains regex static_cast<Foo*>. - If line does contain it, I pick the regex part Foo and search for Foo.h in the codebase. - In Foo.h, I check for toFoo signature and if it is present, I ask the user to use it. If the signature is not present, I throw the message of adding the toFoo() and using it. - In cases, where Foo.h is not found, I don't report any error (which I plan to look in future for more refining). I have raised the bug https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=122156 for tracking this change in WebKit and will soon be porting the patch which got committed in blink ( https://src.chromium.org/viewvc/blink?view=rev&revision=158628). Regards, Ravi Kasibhatla. On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 11:22 AM, Gyuyoung Kim <gyuyoung....@webkit.org>wrote: > My plan is to show style error when submitted patch doesn't use toFoo() > though toFoo exists. This idea was originated from blink commit. However, > it was reverted because of some regression. > > http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/blink?view=revision&revision=158059 > > > If my understanding is correct, the toFoo() style checker checks if there > is toFoo() in a class. If uploaded patch uses static_cast<> instead of > toFoo() though there is toFoo(), style checker will generate style error. > > Anyway, I think I need to investigate the commit and consider the idea > further. > > Gyuyoung. > > > On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 3:20 AM, Ryosuke Niwa <rn...@webkit.org> wrote: > >> On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Yong Li <yong.li.web...@outlook.com>wrote: >> >>> >>> Bottom line is turning on RTTI in debug build? >>> >> >> Style checker analyzes the code statically. It's nothing to do with >> runtime assertions. If that wasn't clear enough, style check happens >> before WebKit is ever built. >> >> - R. Niwa >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> webkit-dev mailing list >> email@example.com >> https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev >> >> > > _______________________________________________ > webkit-dev mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev > >
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