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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] tracing/lockdep: turn lock->name into an array
    On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 00:42 +0200, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
    > > +#define LOCK_NAME_SIZE 25
    > This constant may look a bit weird.
    > I just started with the assumption that a full lock name
    > will rarely exceed this length.
    > If you agree with it, I will expand the conversion of lockdep
    > TRACE_FORMAT to TRACE_EVENTS with the same assumption.
    > So that we will be able to use filters with locks events.

    I really really hate this.

    if you pick a size on the top end so that all lock->name's fit in,
    you're wasting heaps of space, if you pick a median length, everything
    will get truncated.

    If you're going to do a copy, just do the print into the buffer by using
    _FORMAT and be done with it.

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