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SubjectRe: [PATCH] extX: convert prink(KERN_WARNING) to extX_warning()
On Mon, 23 Jun 2008 14:31:07 -0600 Andreas Dilger wrote:

> On Jun 22, 2008 20:18 +0200, FD Cami wrote:
> > This patch takes a shot at replacing the direct use of printk(KERN_WARNING)
> > in extX by extX_warning. We now get the device number in the warning message :
> > "EXT3-fs warning (device hda1): ext3_setup_super: maximal mount count reached, running e2fsck is recommended"
> > It also adds the device information on a pair of printk(KERN_ERR) (this was
> > first suggested by Kasper two weeks ago).
> The one issue is that KERN_ERR != KERN_WARNING, so these errors might
> not be visible on the console, or may not be saved to the syslog. The
> other minor difference is that the function name is also printed, and this
> makes the error message very long.
> One suggestion is to create a separate macro that passes the KERN_*
> flag and __func__ to ext3_console_msg(), and call that from
> ext3_warning() and a new ext3_start_error() function. I always found
> it annoying to have to specify __func__ as a parameter for every call.
> > ext3_warning(sb, __func__,
> > - "updating to rev %d because of new feature flag, "
> > - "running e2fsck is recommended",
> > + "updating to rev %d because of new feature flag, "
> > + "running e2fsck is recommended",
> Please don't change all of the indenting. The old indending is proper
> linux coding style (aligned with previous '('), the new one is not.

I don't mind which way it's done, but I'm curious: are you saying that aligning
with '(' is codified (e.g., in CodingStyle) or just that it's dominant?

> Note that you need to split up the patches for ext2, ext3, ext4 into
> separate emails. I'd suggest just sending one of them until we agree
> on what is right, then submitting the rest afterward.

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