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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] usb: make printk messges more searchable
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    On Wednesday 10 December 2008, Oliver Neukum wrote:
    > Am Mittwoch, 10. Dezember 2008 10:42:17 schrieb Laurent Pinchart:
    > > Hi Wu,
    > >
    > > On Wednesday 10 December 2008, Wu Fengguang wrote:
    > > > Make USB printk messages long and straightforward. One of these
    > > > decorated USB error messages cost me some smart efforts to locate.
    > >
    > > That would make the code break the 80 columns limit.
    > >
    > > From "Documentation/CodingStyle":
    > >
    > > "The limit on the length of lines is 80 columns and this is a strongly
    > > preferred limit."
    >
    > Too rigid an application is bad. The kernel must be greppable.

    I've also been bitten by split strings when grepping kernel source code. A
    cgrep that would unsplit strings before searching them would be nice :-)

    Best regards,

    Laurent Pinchart


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