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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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