Re: [PATCH 1/7] dynamic debug v2 - infrastructure

From: Dominik Brodowski
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 18:56:41 EST


On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 03:32:22PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > that is correct. any callers of dev_dbg() don't have to do anything. its really
> > only the more complex debugging, where there are flags or levels that need to
> > make adjustments to work with the new infrastructure.
> For this reason alone, I see no reason why your patch should not be
> merged today. You don't need the other subsystems at this point in time
> in my opinion, it's benifit is huge already.

not to object to this statement, but:

what about the user-visible interface? currently, it's based around one big
debugfs file. What about doing


instead, or even


For "shared" modules like cpufreq (only user so far, AFAICS), things might
get a bit more interesting, but we found that out already in the other
thread ;)

Best wishes,
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