Re: [PATCH 14/22] parisc: %pF is only for function pointers

From: James Bottomley
Date: Thu Mar 12 2015 - 08:11:37 EST

On Wed, 2015-03-11 at 22:13 -0500, Scott Wood wrote:
> Use %pS for actual addresses, otherwise you'll get bad output
> on arches like ppc64 where %pF expects a function descriptor. Even on
> other architectures, refrain from setting a bad example that people
> copy.

Are you sure about this? Parisc64 is a function description
architecture. There may be a misunderstanding about what
__builtin_return_address(0) is supposed to return, but I'm certain the
person who added the code thought it returned a function pointer, which
on parisc64 would be a descriptor.


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