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SubjectRe: [PATCH] add "notime" boot option
On Wed, 23 May 2007 21:15:20 +0200 Rene Herman wrote:

> On 05/23/2007 07:04 PM, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>
> >> That's a good source of confusion. To me, "notime" means something
> >> like "don't bother calculating time", instead of the proposed
> >> behavior. Can't it be something like 'nologts' (no log timestamps)
> >> or nots or notimestamps or nologtime instead?
> >
> > "nologtime" is OK with me. or does it confuse people in a
> > different way? Anyone else?
>
> The CONFIG option is called CONFIG_PRINTK_TIME. How about "noprintktime"? At
> least nicely to the point...

Actually I'm concerned about total kernel command line length,
so using option names that are "long" when short will do is not good IMO.

I.e., I can easily overflow a 255-byte command line length buffer,
so Shorter is Better.

However, "when short will do" does not mean making them unreadable or
like they mean something else, like "nopkt".

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~Randy
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