Re: [PATCH 0/2] hfs/hfsplus: Modernize logging styles

From: Joe Perches
Date: Tue Apr 09 2013 - 06:39:51 EST

On Tue, 2013-04-09 at 11:08 +0400, Vyacheslav Dubeyko wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-04-08 at 09:37 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > Joe Perches (2):
> > hfs/hfsplus: Convert dprint to hfs_dbg
> > hfs/hfsplus: Convert printks to pr_<level>
> But I have some additional suggestions:
> (1) I think that it makes sense to use no_printk() for the case when we
> don't need in debug output.

I don't.

no_printk is used simply to get gcc to verify
format and args with __printf().

The equivalent is already done by the
when DBG_MASK is 0

> (2) I think that it is really necessary to add info about file and line
> number for the case of debug output.

I don't. I think file/line is pretty useless.

Adding dynamic_debug could be useful, but that's
another patch.

Also, checkpatch can be a useful tool, but all
its warnings aren't necessary to always be fixed.

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