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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/9] ext4: Use pr_fmt and pr_<level>
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On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 08:10, David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
> From: Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu
> Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2012 01:46:06 -0400
>
>> OK. Say I'm a scraper.  How do I distinguish between:
>>
>> pr_info("foo");
>> printk(KERN_INFO "foo");
>>
>> Oh my. seems that both result in exactly the same thing ending up in the
>> dmesg buffer
>
> No it doesn't result in the same output, read the definitions again.
>
> pr_info can be influenced by pr_fmt, plain printk cannot

And for pr_debug(), there's even more, cfr. CONFIG_DYNAMIC_DEBUG.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
                        Geert

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