Commit fb8446d9 authored by Julia Suvorova's avatar Julia Suvorova Committed by Paolo Bonzini

checkpatch: add a warning for basename/dirname

g_path_get_* do the same as g_strdup(basename/dirname(...)) but
without modifying the argument.
Signed-off-by: 's avatarJulia Suvorova <>
Message-Id: <>
Signed-off-by: 's avatarPaolo Bonzini <>
parent db84fd97
......@@ -2584,6 +2584,11 @@ sub process {
ERROR("__func__ should be used instead of gcc specific __FUNCTION__\n" . $herecurr);
# recommend g_path_get_* over g_strdup(basename/dirname(...))
if ($line =~ /\bg_strdup\s*\(\s*(basename|dirname)\s*\(/) {
WARN("consider using g_path_get_$1() in preference to g_strdup($1())\n" . $herecurr);
# recommend qemu_strto* over strto* for numeric conversions
if ($line =~ /\b(strto[^kd].*?)\s*\(/) {
ERROR("consider using qemu_$1 in preference to $1\n" . $herecurr);
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