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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] printk: support structured and multi-facility log messages
    On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 04:51:20PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
    > On Wed, 2012-04-04 at 21:59 +0200, Kay Sievers wrote:
    > > From: Kay Sievers <kay@vrfy.org>
    > > Subject: printk: support structured and multi-facility log messages
    > []
    > > This patch extends printk() to be able to attach arbitrary key/value
    > > pairs to logged messages,
    >
    > How does it do that?

    The implementation doesn't show that?

    > []
    >
    > > - Records consume almost the same amount, sometimes less memory than
    > > the traditional byte stream buffer (if printk_time is enabled). The record
    > > header is 16 bytes long, plus some padding bytes at the end if needed.
    > > The byte-stream buffer needed 3 chars for the syslog prefix, 15 char for
    > > the timestamp and a newline.
    >
    > I suggest using lzo on the string portion.

    As the used overall size is pretty much the same, that doesn't really
    seem necessary to me.

    thanks,

    greg k-h


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