[cfe-dev] scan-build in python

Laszlo Nagy rizsotto.mailinglist at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 02:55:32 PST 2014

a gentle ping.

Jordan, Anna would you have some time to look at it? and tell me what needs
to be done, fixed or improved.

On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 11:25 PM, Laszlo Nagy <
rizsotto.mailinglist at gmail.com> wrote:

> hi there,
> during the last half year i did re-implemented the `scan-build` perl
> scripts in python. to make it into the Clang code base i would like to know
> what would be the acceptance criteria for such scripts.
> the current version available from here <https://github.com/rizsotto/Beye>
> - it works, tested on python 2.7, 3.x,
> - it has no dependencies other than standard python modules,
> - it differs from the current perl implementation in functionality,
>   - does not generate not-used-attribute files, since analyzer does not
> report it;
>   - does not generate parser reject report, since analyzer does not report
> it;
>   - does not check '-isysroot' uniqness;
>   - does execute 'clang' binary only if it needed (one time less than
> current perl);
>   - does not copy pre-compiled header (.ghc) files into report directory;
>   - does create compilation database during the analysis;
>   - analyzer is run only after the compilation database were created (not
> during the build);
> - it was tested on Linux, FreeBSD and OS X,
> - it has functional and unit tests around,
> - it is a self contained python package,
>   - it's decomposed into multiple modules;
> - it has more documentation inside than the original implementation.
> what format would you like to get it? i'm thinking to create a python
> package out of it. (currently it's non python package conform.) but
> recently took a look on llvm-lit. which might be a good pattern to follow.
> (they keep python module structure, but CMake also plays role to install
> those scripts.)
> regards,
> Laszlo
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 6:10 PM, Laszlo Nagy <
> rizsotto.mailinglist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> hi there,
>> it's me again with my favorite topic. ;) coming to the end of the rewrite
>> (of `scan-build` in python) i need some help from native English speakers.
>> i tried my best to explain how it works, but not sure it is understandable
>> for others. please correct my Hungarian English, either on the comments or
>> on the function/variable naming... but any feedback on the code is valued.
>> here is the source <https://github.com/rizsotto/Beye>
>> please use github to submit those changes/suggestions. create tickets or
>> write comments or send emails. (wanted generate not much noise here. but
>> that's also fine for me. :))
>> regards,
>> Laszlo
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