Re: [PATCH] fix dev_printk to work even in the absence of am attached driver

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 18:47:49 EST

On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 09:00:47AM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-04-22 at 17:07, Greg KH wrote:
> > But doesn't this cause the string "(unbound)" to be created for every
> > dev_printk() call in the code? I don't think gcc can optimize that very
> > well. How about making a global string just for that, otherwise the
> > size police will come after me for adding such a patch :)
> OK, I can't find an elegant way of making it global, so I think the best
> thing to do is just leave it blank for no driver (gcc can optimise that
> case).

Ok, I can live with this, thanks. Applied.

greg k-h
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