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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH v2 7/7] checkpatch: add pF/pf deprecation warning
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On 20.09.2017 19:38, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Thu, 2017-09-21 at 01:29 +0900, Sergey Senozhatsky wrote:
>> We deprecated '%pF/%pf' printk specifiers, since '%pS/%ps' is now smart
>> enough to handle function pointer dereference on platforms where such
>> dereference is required.
>>
>> checkpatch warning example:
>>
>> WARNING: Use '%pS/%ps' instead. This pointer extension was deprecated: '%pF'
>
> If this series is accepted, I think this message
> is unclear and would prefer something like:

Is it worth to mention, that it's still needed in older kernels?
Just in case some patch get's backported.

Helge

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