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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/5] Use __func__ instead of function name
On 2017-07-29 09:24, SZ Lin wrote:
> Fix following checkpatch.pl warning:
> WARNING: Prefer using '"%s...", __func__' to using
> the function's name, in a string
>
> Signed-off-by: SZ Lin <sz.lin@moxa.com>
> ---
> drivers/char/tpm/tpm_ibmvtpm.c | 12 ++++++------
> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/char/tpm/tpm_ibmvtpm.c
> b/drivers/char/tpm/tpm_ibmvtpm.c
> index e75a674b44ac..2d33acc43e25 100644
> --- a/drivers/char/tpm/tpm_ibmvtpm.c
> +++ b/drivers/char/tpm/tpm_ibmvtpm.c
> @@ -151,7 +151,7 @@ static int tpm_ibmvtpm_send(struct tpm_chip *chip,
> u8 *buf, size_t count)
> rc = ibmvtpm_send_crq(ibmvtpm->vdev, be64_to_cpu(word[0]),
> be64_to_cpu(word[1]));
> if (rc != H_SUCCESS) {
> - dev_err(ibmvtpm->dev, "tpm_ibmvtpm_send failed rc=%d\n", rc);
> + dev_err(ibmvtpm->dev, "%s failed rc=%d\n", __func__, rc);

Can function name contain a %?

I would prefer dev_err(ibmvtpm->dev, __func__ " failed rc=%d\n", rc);

It's not what checkpatch advises in the above message, though.

Presumably with many messages from the same function using %s would
save space but that is not the usual case.

Thanks

Michal


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