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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 09/13] lib/vsprintf: Add a note on re-using %pf or %pF
On Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 12:45:49PM +0200, Petr Mladek wrote:
> On Wed 2019-09-18 16:34:15, Sakari Ailus wrote:
> > Add a note warning of re-use of obsolete %pf or %pF extensions.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Sakari Ailus <sakari.ailus@linux.intel.com>
> > Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
> > ---
> > lib/vsprintf.c | 2 ++
> > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/lib/vsprintf.c b/lib/vsprintf.c
> > index b00b57f9f911f..df59818537b52 100644
> > --- a/lib/vsprintf.c
> > +++ b/lib/vsprintf.c
> > @@ -2008,6 +2008,8 @@ static char *kobject_string(char *buf, char *end, void *ptr,
> > * - 'S' For symbolic direct pointers (or function descriptors) with offset
> > * - 's' For symbolic direct pointers (or function descriptors) without offset
> > * - '[Ss]R' as above with __builtin_extract_return_addr() translation
> > + * - '[Ff]' Obsolete an now unsupported extension for printing direct pointers
> > + * or function descriptors. Be careful when re-using %pf or %pF!
>
> I am not a native speaker but the sentence is hard to parse to me.
> Also I miss the word 'symbolic'. IMHO, it described that the output
> was a symbol name.
>
> What about something like?
>
> * - '[Ff]' %pf and %pF were obsoleted and later removed in favor of
> * %ps and %pS. Be careful when re-using these specifiers.

Yes, I'll use this in v8.

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Sakari Ailus
sakari.ailus@linux.intel.com

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