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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/7] Hexdump Enhancements
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On Tue, 2019-06-25 at 13:17 +1000, Alastair D'Silva wrote:
> From: Alastair D'Silva <alastair@d-silva.org>
>
> Apologies for the large CC list, it's a heads up for those responsible
> for subsystems where a prototype change in generic code causes a change
> in those subsystems.
[]
> The default behaviour of hexdump is unchanged, however, the prototype
> for hex_dump_to_buffer() has changed, and print_hex_dump() has been
> renamed to print_hex_dump_ext(), with a wrapper replacing it for
> compatibility with existing code, which would have been too invasive to
> change.

I believe this cover letter is misleading.

The point of the wrapper is to avoid unnecessary changes
in existing
code.


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