[dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/1] doc: explain steps for improved code spell checking
bruce.richardson at intel.com
Wed Feb 3 13:18:12 CET 2021
On Wed, Feb 03, 2021 at 11:30:57AM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> The script build-dict.sh was added in DPDK 20.08.
> It generates a better dictionary for spell checking
> done via checkpatch.
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Monjalon <thomas at monjalon.net>
> doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst | 10 +++++++---
> 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst b/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
> index a7346b4cb1..a27e5731a6 100644
> --- a/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
> +++ b/doc/guides/contributing/patches.rst
> @@ -431,11 +431,15 @@ updating the Linux kernel sources.
> The path to the original Linux script must be set in the environment variable ``DPDK_CHECKPATCH_PATH``.
> Spell checking of commonly misspelled words
> -can be enabled by downloading the codespell dictionary::
> +can be enabled with the codespell library::
> - https://raw.githubusercontent.com/codespell-project/codespell/master/codespell_lib/data/dictionary.txt
> + git clone https://github.com/codespell-project/codespell.git
Does installing via apt or dnf work as well? If we do install from package
do we still need to specify the path to codespell as script parameter?
> -The path to the downloaded ``dictionary.txt`` must be set
> +There is a DPDK script to build an adjusted dictionary::
> + devtools/build-dict.sh codespell/ > codespell-dpdk.txt
Do we always need to have people build this themselves? Can we create a
.codespell-dpdk.txt file in the repo and have that as the default value for
the path if the environment variable is not set?
> +The path to the dictionary must be set
> in the environment variable ``DPDK_CHECKPATCH_CODESPELL``.
> Environment variables required by the development tools,
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