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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/4] tools: iio: Move printf failure messages to stderr
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On Sun, Jul 12, 2015 at 4:07 PM, Hartmut Knaack <knaack.h@gmx.de> wrote:
> Cristina Georgiana Opriceana schrieb am 12.07.2015 um 13:38:
>> On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 12:42 AM, Hartmut Knaack <knaack.h@gmx.de> wrote:
>>> Cristina Opriceana schrieb am 10.07.2015 um 12:56:
>>>> Replace printf error messages with fprintf(stderr, ...) in order
>>>> to ensure consistency and to make faults easier to identify.
>>>> This patch uses coccinelle to detect and apply the changes.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Cristina,
>>> I just had a look at the series. You have all cases I regard necessary
>>> covered. There are however a few cases which probably qualify as error
>>> messages, too. Please see inline.
>>> However, for my personal taste, this could have been merged all in a
>>> single patch. Especially the third patch should have been included in
>>> this one (as during review, people certainly think that you missed the
>>> second line, just to find it fixed two patches later).
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Yes, I could have included all in a single patch, but I tried to
>> automatize this task and build a rather generic semantic patch in
>> coccinelle for the substitutions. Had I included all in one patch, the
>> changes with coccinelle wouldn't have been differentiated from the
>> other ones. If that is okay, I think I can merge them in one patch.
>>
>
> Point taken for making it reproducible. I just like to raise awareness:
> The maintainers are very busy. They have a full time job, respond to the
> mailing list, review patches and do all the git magic. That keeps them
> pretty busy, so I would aim to make the maintainers life as easy as possible.
> Checking just one patch against some sources can be quicker/easier than
> checking multiple ones. Same goes for applying patches.
> Other than that, I just feel strong about the third patch standing separate,
> which I don't regard a good idea. Either your script should have been
> extended to catch such cases, or if it is not worth the effort, it should
> have been changed by hand. But it should have gone in one pass.

Okay, I'll resend it all merged.
Thanks for the feedback!

Cristina

>>>> Signed-off-by: Cristina Opriceana <cristina.opriceana@gmail.com>
>>>> ---
>>>> Changes in v2:
>>>> - s/failiure/failure
>>>>
>>>> tools/iio/generic_buffer.c | 17 ++++++++++-------
>>>> tools/iio/iio_event_monitor.c | 6 +++---
>>>> tools/iio/iio_utils.c | 34 ++++++++++++++++++++--------------
>>>> 3 files changed, 33 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/tools/iio/generic_buffer.c b/tools/iio/generic_buffer.c
>>>> index 0e73723..2f4e12f 100644
>>>> --- a/tools/iio/generic_buffer.c
>>>> +++ b/tools/iio/generic_buffer.c
>>>> @@ -271,7 +271,7 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> if (device_name == NULL) {
>>>> - printf("Device name not set\n");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Device name not set\n");
>>>> print_usage();
>>>> return -1;
>>>> }
>>>> @@ -279,7 +279,7 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
>>>> /* Find the device requested */
>>>> dev_num = find_type_by_name(device_name, "iio:device");
>>>> if (dev_num < 0) {
>>>> - printf("Failed to find the %s\n", device_name);
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Failed to find the %s\n", device_name);
>>>> return dev_num;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> @@ -307,7 +307,8 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
>>>> /* Verify the trigger exists */
>>>> trig_num = find_type_by_name(trigger_name, "trigger");
>>>> if (trig_num < 0) {
>>>> - printf("Failed to find the trigger %s\n", trigger_name);
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Failed to find the trigger %s\n",
>>>> + trigger_name);
>>>> ret = trig_num;
>>>> goto error_free_triggername;
>>>> }
>>>> @@ -323,7 +324,7 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
>>>> */
>>>> ret = build_channel_array(dev_dir_name, &channels, &num_channels);
>>>> if (ret) {
>>>> - printf("Problem reading scan element information\n");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Problem reading scan element information\n");
>>>> printf("diag %s\n", dev_dir_name);
>>>
>>> My preference would even be to print it all in just one fprintf.
>>
>> I thought so, also, but the string would go beyond 80 characters and
>> would have to be split which is ugly and brings a warning on it.
>>
>
> I just gave it a try compile testing:
> fprintf(stderr, "Problem reading scan element information\n"
> "diag %s\n", dev_dir_name);
>
> Compiled just fine, and the same format is used in your second patch as well.
>
>>>> goto error_free_triggername;
>>>> }
>>>> @@ -350,7 +351,8 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
>>>> dev_dir_name,
>>>> trigger_name);
>>>> if (ret < 0) {
>>>> - printf("Failed to write current_trigger file\n");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr,
>>>> + "Failed to write current_trigger file\n");
>>>> goto error_free_buf_dir_name;
>>>> }
>>>> }
>>>> @@ -382,7 +384,7 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
>>>> fp = open(buffer_access, O_RDONLY | O_NONBLOCK);
>>>> if (fp == -1) { /* TODO: If it isn't there make the node */
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - printf("Failed to open %s\n", buffer_access);
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Failed to open %s\n", buffer_access);
>>>> goto error_free_buffer_access;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>
>>> At line 410 we have a block:
>>> read_size = read(fp, data, toread * scan_size);
>>> if (read_size < 0) {
>>> if (errno == EAGAIN) {
>>> printf("nothing available\n");
>>> continue;
>>>
>>> I'm tempted to say,that this should go to stderr, as well. Any opinions?
>>
>> I see it more as an informing note, since the device continues looping
>> for data, but it could be considered an error as well.
>
> I thought about the case when stdout gets piped to a data file while stderr
> goes into a logfile (or an application reads one data stream while checking
> the error stream).
>
>>
>>>> @@ -431,7 +433,8 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
>>>> ret = write_sysfs_string("trigger/current_trigger",
>>>> dev_dir_name, "NULL");
>>>> if (ret < 0)
>>>> - printf("Failed to write to %s\n", dev_dir_name);
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Failed to write to %s\n",
>>>> + dev_dir_name);
>>>>
>>>> error_close_buffer_access:
>>>> if (close(fp) == -1)
>>>> diff --git a/tools/iio/iio_event_monitor.c b/tools/iio/iio_event_monitor.c
>>>> index 703f4cb..843bc4c 100644
>>>> --- a/tools/iio/iio_event_monitor.c
>>>> +++ b/tools/iio/iio_event_monitor.c
>>>
>>> At line 217:
>>> if (!event_is_known(event)) {
>>> printf("Unknown event: time: %lld, id: %llx\n",
>>> event->timestamp, event->id);
>>>
>>> return;
>>> Better have this on stderr, as well?
>>
>> This is more suitable for stderr, indeed.
>>
>>>> @@ -278,14 +278,14 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
>>>> fd = open(chrdev_name, 0);
>>>> if (fd == -1) {
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - fprintf(stdout, "Failed to open %s\n", chrdev_name);
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Failed to open %s\n", chrdev_name);
>>>> goto error_free_chrdev_name;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> ret = ioctl(fd, IIO_GET_EVENT_FD_IOCTL, &event_fd);
>>>> if (ret == -1 || event_fd == -1) {
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - fprintf(stdout, "Failed to retrieve event fd\n");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Failed to retrieve event fd\n");
>>>> if (close(fd) == -1)
>>>> perror("Failed to close character device file");
>>>>
>>>
>>> A similar borderline case as above in line 301:
>>> ret = read(event_fd, &event, sizeof(event));
>>> if (ret == -1) {
>>> if (errno == EAGAIN) {
>>> printf("nothing available\n");
>>> continue;
>>>
>>>> @@ -311,7 +311,7 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> if (ret != sizeof(event)) {
>>>> - printf("Reading event failed!\n");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Reading event failed!\n");
>>>> ret = -EIO;
>>>> break;
>>>> }
>>>> diff --git a/tools/iio/iio_utils.c b/tools/iio/iio_utils.c
>>>> index 8fb3214..46dfa3f 100644
>>>> --- a/tools/iio/iio_utils.c
>>>> +++ b/tools/iio/iio_utils.c
>>>> @@ -140,7 +140,8 @@ int iioutils_get_type(unsigned *is_signed, unsigned *bytes, unsigned *bits_used,
>>>> sysfsfp = fopen(filename, "r");
>>>> if (sysfsfp == NULL) {
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - printf("failed to open %s\n", filename);
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "failed to open %s\n",
>>>> + filename);
>>>> goto error_free_filename;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> @@ -152,7 +153,8 @@ int iioutils_get_type(unsigned *is_signed, unsigned *bytes, unsigned *bits_used,
>>>> &padint, shift);
>>>> if (ret < 0) {
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - printf("failed to pass scan type description\n");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr,
>>>> + "failed to pass scan type description\n");
>>>> goto error_close_sysfsfp;
>>>> } else if (ret != 5) {
>>>> ret = -EIO;
>>>> @@ -170,7 +172,8 @@ int iioutils_get_type(unsigned *is_signed, unsigned *bytes, unsigned *bits_used,
>>>> *is_signed = (signchar == 's');
>>>> if (fclose(sysfsfp)) {
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - printf("Failed to close %s\n", filename);
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Failed to close %s\n",
>>>> + filename);
>>>> goto error_free_filename;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> @@ -454,7 +457,8 @@ int build_channel_array(const char *device_dir,
>>>> sysfsfp = fopen(filename, "r");
>>>> if (sysfsfp == NULL) {
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - printf("failed to open %s\n", filename);
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "failed to open %s\n",
>>>> + filename);
>>>> free(filename);
>>>> goto error_cleanup_array;
>>>> }
>>>> @@ -581,11 +585,13 @@ int find_type_by_name(const char *name, const char *type)
>>>> ret = sscanf(ent->d_name + strlen(type), "%d", &number);
>>>> if (ret < 0) {
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - printf("failed to read element number\n");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr,
>>>> + "failed to read element number\n");
>>>> goto error_close_dir;
>>>> } else if (ret != 1) {
>>>> ret = -EIO;
>>>> - printf("failed to match element number\n");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr,
>>>> + "failed to match element number\n");
>>>> goto error_close_dir;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> @@ -664,7 +670,7 @@ static int _write_sysfs_int(const char *filename, const char *basedir, int val,
>>>> sysfsfp = fopen(temp, "w");
>>>> if (sysfsfp == NULL) {
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - printf("failed to open %s\n", temp);
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "failed to open %s\n", temp);
>>>> goto error_free;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> @@ -685,7 +691,7 @@ static int _write_sysfs_int(const char *filename, const char *basedir, int val,
>>>> sysfsfp = fopen(temp, "r");
>>>> if (sysfsfp == NULL) {
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - printf("failed to open %s\n", temp);
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "failed to open %s\n", temp);
>>>> goto error_free;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> @@ -750,7 +756,7 @@ static int _write_sysfs_string(const char *filename, const char *basedir,
>>>> char *temp = malloc(strlen(basedir) + strlen(filename) + 2);
>>>>
>>>> if (temp == NULL) {
>>>> - printf("Memory allocation failed\n");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Memory allocation failed\n");
>>>> return -ENOMEM;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> @@ -761,7 +767,7 @@ static int _write_sysfs_string(const char *filename, const char *basedir,
>>>> sysfsfp = fopen(temp, "w");
>>>> if (sysfsfp == NULL) {
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - printf("Could not open %s\n", temp);
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Could not open %s\n", temp);
>>>> goto error_free;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> @@ -782,7 +788,7 @@ static int _write_sysfs_string(const char *filename, const char *basedir,
>>>> sysfsfp = fopen(temp, "r");
>>>> if (sysfsfp == NULL) {
>>>> ret = -errno;
>>>> - printf("Could not open file to verify\n");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Could not open file to verify\n");
>>>> goto error_free;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> @@ -856,7 +862,7 @@ int read_sysfs_posint(const char *filename, const char *basedir)
>>>> char *temp = malloc(strlen(basedir) + strlen(filename) + 2);
>>>>
>>>> if (temp == NULL) {
>>>> - printf("Memory allocation failed");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Memory allocation failed");
>>>> return -ENOMEM;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> @@ -903,7 +909,7 @@ int read_sysfs_float(const char *filename, const char *basedir, float *val)
>>>> char *temp = malloc(strlen(basedir) + strlen(filename) + 2);
>>>>
>>>> if (temp == NULL) {
>>>> - printf("Memory allocation failed");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Memory allocation failed");
>>>> return -ENOMEM;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>> @@ -950,7 +956,7 @@ int read_sysfs_string(const char *filename, const char *basedir, char *str)
>>>> char *temp = malloc(strlen(basedir) + strlen(filename) + 2);
>>>>
>>>> if (temp == NULL) {
>>>> - printf("Memory allocation failed");
>>>> + fprintf(stderr, "Memory allocation failed");
>>>> return -ENOMEM;
>>>> }
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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