[cfe-dev] Removing Check Files Automatically

Manuel Klimek via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Oct 10 23:51:07 PDT 2018

On Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 02:30 Shyan Akmal <sakmal at g.hmc.edu wrote:

> Hello,
> I am part of a group of students interested in making some contributions
> to *clang-tidy*. We've recently been getting acquainted with the project,
> and I have a quick question about whether there is a simple way of removing
> recently added checks.
> So far, to add skeletons of new checks I've been using the
> *add_new_check.py* script. However, after adding a new check to my local
> copy of *clang-tidy *and deciding that I no longer want it, is there a
> script I can run to remove that check?
> If not, what is the standard procedure for getting rid of recently added
> checks? Should I just manually delete the files for the relevant checks and
> tests, and then remove mentions in the *CMakeLists.txt* file?

Correct, the VCS can help with that.
I personally use git-svn and if something goes nowhere it usually dies as a
forgotten local branch when I swap out my machine.

> Sincerely,
> Shyan Akmal
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