Re: [PATCH 00/23] printk: refactoring

From: Joe Perches
Date: Thu Oct 18 2012 - 21:00:22 EST

On Thu, 2012-10-18 at 16:16 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> It wouldn't hurt to describe the design here a bit. How was the code
> partitioned and what is the role of each file?
> That's reasonably obvious from the names, but some might wonder about
> the difference between printk_log and printk_syslog and how that
> division was decided upon.

printk_log is Kay's record oriented logging stuff,
printk_syslog is syslog(2),
the rest is I hope trivially obvious.

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