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    SubjectRe: Event logging vs enhancing printk
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    On 9 April 2002 18:49, Brian Beattie wrote:
    > I would prefer to see effort expended on fixing printk/klogd...off the
    > top of my head:
    >
    > - make printk a macro that prepends file/function/line to the message.
    > - fix printk calls: messages with consistent format, calls in the right
    > places, with the "correct" information.
    > - postprocessing tools for analysing the logs.
    >
    > I would say that this is probably less work than implementing evlog,
    > much less work to maintain, and provide generally better performance.

    Sounds ok for me.

    It will be difficult to push it into mainline kernel.
    I tried to fix loglevels in some printks. Patches were _trivial_
    but nevertheless they weren't taken.
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