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SubjectRe: [RFC/PATCH] Documentation of kernel messages
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On Wed, 2007-06-13 at 11:32 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
>
> > dev_printk() and friends are great, since they already define
> something
> > like KMSG_COMPONENT: The driver name.
>
> They provide way more than that, they also provide the explicit device
> that is being discussed, as well as other things depending on the
> device.

Instead of keeping a list of kernel message ids somewhere, can you base
this off the dev_printk() format argument?

You could keep a list of those somewhere, extracted from the kernel
source, and correlate documentation with the _format_ instead of an
arbitrarily assigned message number.

-- Dave

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