Re: [RFC][PATCH] printk: Add %pb to print bitmaps
From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Wed May 09 2012 - 12:07:34 EST
On Wed, 2012-05-09 at 17:41 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2012-05-09 at 16:15 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > > > I guess I should use %.*pb and keep the field_width in case someone
> > > > manages to actually make bitmap_scnlistprintf() conform to it. The
> > > > precision is unused anyway.
> > >
> > > That's a cute trick, and it's intuitive as well.
> > kernel/sched/core.c:5570:3: warning: precision used with â%pâ gnu_printf format [-Wformat]
> > /me curses a bit.. anybody?
> Yeah, that's a floating point precision thing (or for strings,
> right-align) - could you use %30pb, etc?
%*pb you mean? Yeah that works, field width is allowed for %p. It does
mean we cannot ever make bitmaps respect field width though.
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