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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Use vprintk rather that vsnprintf where possible
    On Fri, 2008-12-05 at 04:05 +0100, Kay Sievers wrote:
    > 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?

    Yes it does.

    There are hundreds of possible interleaves in kernel
    source today. Adding a couple more isn't horrible.

    The changes Matt proposes are good because they make the
    kernel image smaller with a very minimal chance of
    deciphering difficulty.

    Someday there'll be a "multiline_printk_start/end"
    mechanism that will avoid interleaving.

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