[cfe-dev] Evolution of advanced refactoring support

Manuel Klimek klimek at google.com
Tue Feb 26 12:50:04 PST 2013

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 9:45 PM, Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring at web.de>wrote:

>  About the "semantic patch language". To some degree we have a semantic
>> patch language. It just happens to be written as C++ code.
> Will any further fine-tuning be performed for a domain-specific language
> about easier source code transformations?
>  ... - so it'd better fit into a research org.
> Would you like to reuse and integrate any results that were achieved by
> computer scientists for "Coccinelle"

We actually looked into coccinelle before staring the ast matchers. We did
not find that coccinelle matched what we needed, but a lot of it might be
related to "effort of implementation". It's definitely not something we're
going to do :)

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