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SubjectRe: [RFC] New kernel-message logging API

On Sep 23 2007 10:39, Vegard Nossum wrote:
>On 9/23/07, Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, 2007-09-22 at 21:27 +0200, Vegard Nossum wrote:
>> > #define kprint(fmt, ...)
>>
>> Good ideas. Perhaps a prefix of klog or kp_ instead?
>> Given the number of 80 column zealots, character naming length matters.
>
>I don't know. Compare the following two lines:
>
>printk(KERN_INFO "Message.\n");
>kprint_info("Message.");
>
>By dropping the lengthy macro (it's not like it's going to change
>while we're running anyway, so why not make it a part of the function
>name?) and the final newline, we actually end up with a net decrease
>in line length.
>
>I thought it would be nice to have something that looks familiar,
>since that would ease an eventual transition. klog is a valid
>alternative, but isn't kp a bit cryptic?

I'd rather fix up code to reduce its indent rather than
trying microoptimizations at the function name level!
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