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From: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
To: Pantelis Antoniou <pantelis.antoniou@konsulko.com>
Cc: Rob Herring <robherring2@gmail.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Grant Likely <grant.likely@secretlab.ca>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	"linux-doc@vger.kernel.org" <linux-doc@vger.kernel.org>,
	"devicetree@vger.kernel.org" <devicetree@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] of: Custom printk format specifier for device node
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:59:54 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1421776794.2724.1.camel@perches.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <E7065DB3-DD6B-4110-A066-8C7268186831@konsulko.com>

On Tue, 2015-01-20 at 16:52 +0200, Pantelis Antoniou wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> 
> > On Jan 20, 2015, at 16:47 , Rob Herring <robherring2@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 8:34 AM, Pantelis Antoniou
> > <pantelis.antoniou@konsulko.com> wrote:
> >> 90% of the usage of device node's full_name is printing it out
> >> in a kernel message. Preparing for the eventual delayed allocation
> >> introduce a custom printk format specifier that is both more
> >> compact and more pleasant to the eye.
[]
> >> diff --git a/Documentation/printk-formats.txt b/Documentation/printk-formats.txt
[]
> >> +Device tree nodes:
> >> +
> >> +       %pO{,1,2}
> > 
> > 'O' is not very obvious, but I imagine we are somewhat limted in our
> > choice here?
> > 
> 
> All the good women are married, all the handsome men are gay, all the obvious
> format specifiers are taken.

Not really at all.

I quite dislike '0' as the format type specifier for
a device tree node as there's no mnemonic mapping.




  reply	other threads:[~2015-01-20 18:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-20 14:34 Pantelis Antoniou
2015-01-20 14:47 ` Rob Herring
2015-01-20 14:52   ` Pantelis Antoniou
2015-01-20 17:59     ` Joe Perches [this message]
2015-01-20 18:06       ` Pantelis Antoniou
2015-01-20 18:16         ` Joe Perches
2015-01-20 15:24   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2015-01-20 15:27     ` Pantelis Antoniou
2015-01-20 16:05       ` Måns Rullgård
2015-01-20 17:13         ` Rob Herring
2015-01-21 17:06 Pantelis Antoniou
2015-01-21 17:37 ` Joe Perches
2015-01-21 17:39   ` Pantelis Antoniou
2015-01-21 17:52     ` Joe Perches
2015-01-21 17:59     ` Måns Rullgård
2015-01-22 20:31   ` Pantelis Antoniou
2015-03-30 19:04     ` Grant Likely
2015-03-31 10:03       ` Pantelis Antoniou
2015-03-31 17:02         ` Grant Likely
2015-03-31 17:14           ` Pantelis Antoniou
2015-04-01  4:52         ` Grant Likely
2015-04-01  5:07           ` Joe Perches

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