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SubjectRe: [PATCH resend] Make the dev_*() family of macros in device.hcomplete
On Tue, 30 Oct 2007 05:11:24 -0700 Medve Emilian-EMMEDVE1 wrote:

> Hi Greg K-H,
>
>
> > > +#define dev_info(dev, format, arg...) \
> > > + dev_printk(KERN_INFO, dev, format, ## arg)
> > > +
> > > #ifdef DEBUG
> > > #define dev_dbg(dev, format, arg...) \
> > > - dev_printk(KERN_DEBUG , dev , format , ## arg)
> > > + dev_printk(KERN_DEBUG, dev, format, ## arg)
> >
> > Those extra spaces are there for a good reason, older versions of gcc
> > are broken without it. So please, put them all back...
>
> You mean I should add spaces before commas only where they were
> initially or to all new code and/or macros? I've observed other kernel
> code and more often there are no spaces before commas. I'm asking
> because the CodingStyle document is not very explicit about this rule.

My (hazy?) recollection of the gcc issue is that it is only the
comma before the ## that needs spaces around it.

I'm not even sure that we are still supporting that gcc version,
but you should just put the spaces back to be safe IMO.

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~Randy
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