Re: [PATCH 1/3] rbtree_test: use pr_info for module prefix inmessages
From: Davidlohr Bueso
Date: Fri Mar 22 2013 - 19:06:23 EST
On Thu, 2013-03-21 at 20:29 -0700, Michel Lespinasse wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 7:51 PM, Davidlohr Bueso <davidlohr.bueso@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2013-03-19 at 11:54 -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
> >> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 11:14 AM, Davidlohr Bueso
> >> <davidlohr.bueso@xxxxxx> wrote:
> >> > On Tue, 2013-03-19 at 10:29 -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
> >> >> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 5:20 PM, Davidlohr Bueso <davidlohr.bueso@xxxxxx> wrote:
> >> >> > This provides nicer message output. Since it seems more appropriate
> >> >> > for the nature of this module, also use KERN_INFO instead of other
> >> >> > levels.
> >> >>
> >> >> Why are you changing the ALERTs to INFO?
> >> >
> >> > Because of the nature of the messages. They don't justify having a
> >> > KERN_ALERT level (requiring immediate attention), and it seems a lot
> >> > more suitable to use INFO instead.
> >> >
> >> Hmm. I see interval_tree_test using the same alerts. It almost looks
> >> like the start and end of a test are meant to be alerts. I am not
> >> saying it shouldn't be changed, however looking for a stronger reason
> >> than "it seems a lot more suitable to use INFO instead". Are there any
> >> use-cases in which KERN_ALERTs cause problems?
> > No 'issue' particularly, just common sense. In any case I have no
> > problem reverting the changes back to KERN_ALERT, no big deal.
> > Andrew, Michel, do you have any preferences? I'm mostly interested in
> > patch 3/3, do you have any objections?
> Sorry for the late reply - I have a lot of upstream email to catch up to.
> No objection to the change but I also have to say I'm not quite sure
> what's the motivation - it'd be easier if you had a 0/3 mail to
> explain the issue. In particular, I'm not sure if you've been trying
> to use the test compiled in rather than as a module (which is all I've
> ever built it as myself :)
Yeah, since it was a small and straightforward patchset I chose not to
send a 0/3 explaining the motivation. I was basically going through your
augmented rbtree work and noticed some property checks missing. FWIW I
only used it as a module as well.
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