Re: [PATCH v4 4/9] vsprintf: Consolidate handling of unknown pointer specifiers
From: Andy Shevchenko
Date: Sat Apr 07 2018 - 10:23:31 EST
On Fri, 2018-04-06 at 15:17 +0200, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
> On 2018-04-06 13:43, Petr Mladek wrote:
> > On Thu 2018-04-05 16:55:35, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2018-04-05 at 16:45 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > > On Thu, 2018-04-05 at 16:25 +0200, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
> > > > > Even just git grep -1 -E '%p"$' finds %pt and %po
> > > > > which should get fixed before somebody claims those
> > > > > extensions.
> > > >
> > > > Neither %pt nor %po is used in a vsprintf
> > > > in the kernel.
> > >
> > > Nope, you are right, both are defectively used in the
> > > kernel via string concatenation.
> > Ah, I see.
> Yes, that was the point of that particular grep pattern with context.
> sent patches three years ago and several pings, but despite an email
> telling me it would be picked up "for the next release" nothing has
> happened, so I've just been waiting for someone to implement a %po.
It used to be for SCSI subsystem until Martin gets involved.
My record is 6 years for the patch made the upstream.
Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Intel Finland Oy