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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add kerneldoc documentation for new printk format extensions
On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 12:15:32PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
>Add documentation in kerneldoc for new printk format extensions
>
>This patch documents the new %pS/%pF options in printk in kernel doc.
>
>Hope I didn't miss any other extension.
>
>Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
>
>Index: linux-2.6.27-rc6-misc/kernel/printk.c
>===================================================================
>--- linux-2.6.27-rc6-misc.orig/kernel/printk.c
>+++ linux-2.6.27-rc6-misc/kernel/printk.c
>@@ -593,6 +593,8 @@ static int have_callable_console(void)
> *
> * See also:
> * printf(3)
>+ *
>+ * See the vsnprintf() documentation for format string extensions over C99.
> */
>
> asmlinkage int printk(const char *fmt, ...)
>Index: linux-2.6.27-rc6-misc/lib/vsprintf.c
>===================================================================
>--- linux-2.6.27-rc6-misc.orig/lib/vsprintf.c
>+++ linux-2.6.27-rc6-misc/lib/vsprintf.c
>@@ -565,6 +565,10 @@ static char *pointer(const char *fmt, ch
> * @fmt: The format string to use
> * @args: Arguments for the format string
> *
>+ * This function follows C99 vsnprintf, but has some extensions:
>+ * %pS output the name of a text symbol
>+ * %pF output the name of a function pointer

s/output/outputs/ ? :)


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