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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 2/2] ftrace: printk formatting infrastructure
On Fri, 01 Aug 2008 12:26:41 -0400 Steven Rostedt wrote:

> +/**
> + * ftrace_printk - printf formatting in the ftrace buffer
> + * @fmt - the printf format for printing.

* @fmt: the printf format for printing
* @ip: <description>

> + *
> + * Note: __ftrace_printk is an internal function for ftrace_printk and
> + * the @ip is passed in via the ftrace_printk macro.
> + *
> + * This function allows a kernel developer to debug fast path sections
> + * that printk is not appropriate for. By scattering in various
> + * printk like tracing in the code, a developer can quickly see
> + * where problems are occurring.
> + *
> + * This is intended as a debugging tool for the developer only.
> + * Please reframe from leaving ftrace_printks scattered around in
> + * your code.
> + */
> +int __ftrace_printk(unsigned long ip, const char *fmt, ...)
> +{


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