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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] drivers/scsi: Remove warnings after vsprintf %pV introduction
From: Joe Perches <>
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2010 22:08:41 -0700

> On Sat, 2010-07-10 at 19:52 -0700, David Miller wrote:
>> Could you take a stab at this and the other scsi bits that
>> trigger this warning?
> Remove warnings introduced by conversions of dev_<level>
> macros to functions.
> Compile tested only.
> Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <>

SCSI folks, the background is that we have moved the dev_*() printk
macros to external functions, so that the prefixing printf strings
don't get emitting at every call site.

As a consequence, dev_*() calls that try to use an empty string as the
printf format emit a warning from gcc since an empty constant string
is not a valid printf format.

That's what this change is all about.


Acked-by: David S. Miller <>

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