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From: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
To: Pantelis Antoniou <panto@antoniou-consulting.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Grant Likely <grant.likely@secretlab.ca>,
	Rob Herring <robherring2@gmail.com>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, devicetree@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] of: Custom printk format specifier for device node
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:52:07 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1421862727.10574.25.camel@perches.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <D84576D1-27F5-44F9-83DA-347C26F593FE@antoniou-consulting.com>

On Wed, 2015-01-21 at 19:39 +0200, Pantelis Antoniou wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> 
> > On Jan 21, 2015, at 19:37 , Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> > 
> > On Wed, 2015-01-21 at 19:06 +0200, Pantelis Antoniou 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.
> >> 
> >> For instance typical use is:
> >> 	pr_info("Frobbing node %s\n", node->full_name);
> >> 
> >> Which can be written now as:
> >> 	pr_info("Frobbing node %pO\n", node);
> > 
> > Still disliking use of %p0.
> > 
> 
> Choices are limited. And it’s pO not p0.

Yet another reason to dislike it.

> > This isn't pretty.  Perhaps there's a better way?
> > 
> 
> No there isn’t.

There always is.



  reply	other threads:[~2015-01-21 17:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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 [this message]
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
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
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
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

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