[webkit-dev] Adding flag to optionally run check-webkit-style as part of prepare-Changelog and svn-create-patch

Zoltan Horvath zoltan at webkit.org
Fri Apr 4 13:33:06 PDT 2014

On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 12:43 PM, James Craig <jcraig at apple.com> wrote:

> On Apr 4, 2014, at 9:08 AM, Zoltan Horvath <zoltan at webkit.org> wrote:
> Hi there,
> prepare-Changelog:
>  - The style checker script runs on the ChangeLogs as well, and it gives
> warning if the bug number or the tests' line are not filled.
> I consider this an expected behavior. If you don't include --bug=12345
> parameter when running prepare-Changelog, your diff is currently in a state
> that would fail style checks. Having the Terminal output immediately tell
> you that detail is useful.
>  - I think the best behavior for this case would be to abort the change
> log creation, if there are errors on the actual code check. (Then you can
> fix those, and when you rerun prepare-Changelog, it puts the recent things
> into the change log. [e.g. you've got a lower/uppercase function naming
> warning, and the function name appears in the change log])
> I don't think this is right. If we aborted the change log creation, you'd
> never be able to run prepare-Changelog without the --bug parameter, unless
> you specifically disabled the style check with --no-style.
I'd avoid running the style-checker on the change logs themselves <since
these're being created> when running prepare-Changelog, and abort changelog
creation, if the _rest of the code_ have coding style violation <since fact
of violation is our interest at this point>.
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