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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: split e820 reserved entries record to late v4 - fix v7
    Linus Torvalds wrote:
    >
    > Or we could do what Andrew suggested some time ago, and extend %p to do
    > resource printing, like %pS and %pF.
    >
    > TOTALLY UNTESTED! But something like this might allow
    >
    > printk(KERN_DEBUG " reserve_region: (%s) %pR\n"
    > res->name, res);
    >
    > and if I did things right it should print
    >
    > reserve_region: (name) [xx-xx]
    >
    > and maybe it's worth it. We certainly do seem to have a fair number of
    > those irritating casts for resource printouts.
    >

    There is certainly a lot to be said for this. Using higher-level
    interfaces keeps formatting consistent and gives us one place to change
    things if desired.

    -hpa


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