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SubjectRe: printk: what is going on with additional newlines?
On Thu 2017-08-31 19:04:24, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Fri, 2017-09-01 at 10:40 +0900, Sergey Senozhatsky wrote:
> > On (08/29/17 22:24), Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > > > In 4.13-rc, printk("foo"); printk("bar"); seems to produce
> > > > > foo\nbar. That's... quite surprising/unwelcome. What is going on
> > > > > there? Are timestamps responsible?
> []
> > > You are welcome not add checkpatch rules to prevent such code from being
> > > merged...
>
> Pavel, what does this mean?

That should have been "welcome to".

> > well... just a note, I personally developed a new habit - use
> > pr_err/pr_cont/etc macros instead of explicit printk(KERN_FOO "...").
> > may be this can work for you. and we _probably_ need to advertise
> > pr_foo() more.
>
> As well as convert the macros to functions
> to save some .text too.

IMO pr_foo() is bad interface for debugging. I don't care about
loglevels at that point, I just want to see the data... and difference
from userspace debugging actually hurts there.

Yes, I could train my fingers to just do pr_cont(), always, but
training fingers is hard.

Pavel
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