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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Use vprintk rather that vsnprintf where possible
On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 04:05:06AM +0100, Kay Sievers wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 21:41, Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> wrote:
> > This does away with lots of large static and on-stack buffers as well
> > as a few associated locks.
>
> > - len = snprintf(s, 256, KERN_DEBUG "%s: ", prefix);
> > -
> > va_start(args, fmt);
> > - len += vsnprintf(&s[len], (256 - len), fmt, args);
> > + printk(KERN_DEBUG "%s: ", prefix);
> > + vprintk(fmt, args);
>
> If we convert to two printk calls for a single line, does that not
> possibly get mixed up with printks from other locations and lead to
> hardly readable log output?

That's right.

Nick.


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