Re: [rtc-linux] Re: [PATCH 3/3] rtc: hctosys: use function name in the error log

From: Joe Perches
Date: Wed Apr 01 2015 - 03:15:24 EST

On Wed, 2015-04-01 at 09:05 +0200, Alessandro Zummo wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:18:28 -0700
> Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Neither __func__ or __FILE__ is really useful here.
> > The message is already specific enough without it.
> >
> > If anything, it'd probably be better to add
> >
> > #define pr_fmt(fmt) KBUILD_MODNAME ": " fmt
> Seems reasonable given that pr_fmt is widely
> used elsewhere.
> I don't like too much the need to have one define for
> each file, but it's the way it works :-/

True. Right now.

I've a desire to make a change one day so that's
the default instead of blank.

There are some remaining treewide complications
before that can be done effectively though.

A few files will need "#define pr_fmt(fmt) fmt"
so no prefix is used.

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