Re: [PATCH 21/32] dmaengine: ste_dma40: Also report the number oflogical channels
From: Lee Jones
Date: Wed Apr 24 2013 - 04:35:24 EST
On Mon, 22 Apr 2013, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 11:37:15AM +0100, Lee Jones wrote:
> > On Mon, 22 Apr 2013, Vinod Koul wrote:
> > > On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 11:14:55AM +0100, Lee Jones wrote:
> > > > On Mon, 22 Apr 2013, Vinod Koul wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 11:12:03AM +0100, Lee Jones wrote:
> > > > > > + dev_info(&pdev->dev, "hardware revision: %d @ 0x%x with "
> > > > > > + "%d physical channels and %d logical channels\n",
> > > > > > + rev, res->start, num_phy_chans, num_log_chans);
> > > > > Splitting log messages across lines is bad idea and sacrifces readablity... also
> > > > > wasnt splitting logging to multiple lines emit checkpatch warn
> Yes, but for a different reason...
> > > > You also get a check-patch error if your lines are over 80 chars.
> > > No, you get a warn
> > You only get a warning for this too:
> > WARNING: quoted string split across lines
> > #33: FILE: drivers/dma/ste_dma40.c:3204:
> > + dev_info(&pdev->dev, "hardware revision: %d @ 0x%x with "
> > + "%d physical channels and %d logical channels\n",
> From coding style: "However, never break user-visible strings such as
> printk messages, because that breaks the ability to grep for them."
> You can argue that you wouldn't grep for the above string - but consider
> if you grepped for "hardware revision.*channels" to try and find the
> above message, which would be a reasonable thing to try if you got lots
> of hits on just "hardware revision".
Okay, this I understand. I'll fixup.
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