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SubjectRe: Large block device patch, part 1 of 9
On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 02:38:58AM +0200, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> The thing is, I don't see why we should be building castles and cathedrals
> around printk. Just cast to the wider value, if you get it wrong you have
> lost exactly what? Are people feeding the output of dmesg into scripts
> that their systems depend upon? If so, we need to let evolution do its
> work.

Why do it the broken way when you can do it a non-broken way? Arguing in
favour of having it broken by design isn't something I really understand.
Anyways, I'll refrain from posting any further comments on this thread.

-ben
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