lawallNew APIs are continually added to the Linux kernel, to improve functionality, reliability, or performance.  Nevertheless, it is a challenge to update old code to use these new APIs.  Coccinelle is a program matching and transformation tool for C code that has been extensively been applied to the Linux kernel.  This talk will introduce Coccinelle and illustrate how it can be used for this kind of code renovation. 



Julia Lawall, INRIA

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