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Re: [PATCH v3] coccicheck: process every source file at once




On Fri, Oct 05, 2018 at 04:53:35PM +0000, Keller, Jacob E wrote:

> > Are we OK with saying 1.3-1.8GB is necessary to run coccicheck? That
> > doesn't feel like an exorbitant request for a developer-only tool these
> > days, but I have noticed some people on the list tend to have lousier
> > machines than I do. ;)
> > 
> > -Peff
> 
> It's probably not worth trying to make this more complicated and scale
> up how many files we do at once based on the amount of available
> memory on the system...

Yeah, that sounds too complicated. At most I'd give a Makefile knob to
say "spatch in batches of $(N)". But I'd prefer to avoid even that
complexity if we can.

-Peff