Re: [RESEND PATCH 0/2] Make functions of dev_<level> macros,recursive vsnprintf

From: Joe Perches
Date: Sat Mar 06 2010 - 16:36:47 EST

On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 15:06 -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Mar 2010, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > What would I need to do to make it recur more than once? Include a %pV
> > in a string, like dev_printk("%s", %%pV")?
> I would argue that if somebody does that, they're just broken.
> The single level of recursion is really nice - it solves a real annoyance.
> But if somebody starts trying to do multiple levels, that's just crazy.
> Of course, I guess we don't relly have any way of sanely _counting_ the
> recursion level, so we'd have to just trust people to not do crazy things.
> And that's a big thing to take on trust ;)

Is that an ack, a nack or a get the hell out?

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