Re: [PATCH RESEND 1/3] printk: convert byte-buffer to variable-lengthrecord buffer

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Fri May 11 2012 - 16:02:38 EST

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 12:51 PM, Mark Lord <kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Breaks the "grep for specific messages" case.


Sure, if you grep for times, you'd not want to enable the relative
time. But why would you grep for a time anyway? Regardless, it would
be your choice.

Generally, relative times are much more useful - the absolute time seldom is.

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