Re: silly [< >] and other excess

From: Ragnar Hojland Espinosa (
Date: Wed Nov 22 2000 - 22:11:49 EST

On Thu, Nov 23, 2000 at 12:26:30AM +0000, Russell King wrote:
> Albert D. Cahalan writes:
> > > Function entered at [<c2800060>] from [<c0026194>]
> > > Function entered at [<c0025ac0>] from [<c0016860>]
> > > Code: e51f2024 e5923000 (e5813000) e3a00000 e51f3030
> >
> > All those numbers get looked up. Keep going for another 25 lines too.
> Oh, missed this one. Here you're wrong again. The numbers in [< >]
> should be looked up, and no others. The code can look exactly like
> a kernel address. In this case you definitely do NOT want to have
> them converted.

Okay. How about just using some prefix to the hex number, such as '>'?
It'll still save plenty of space, and would be trivial changes for the

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