Re: [PATCH v2 3/3] Input-gameport: Replace some printk() calls by pr_info() in joydump_connect()

From: Joe Perches
Date: Sun Sep 25 2016 - 03:31:39 EST

On Sun, 2016-09-25 at 09:15 +0200, SF Markus Elfring wrote:
> 1. Add a definition for the macros "MY_LOG_PREFIX" and "pr_fmt" so that
>   their information can be used for consistent message output.
> 2. Prefer usage of the macro "pr_info" over the interface "printk"
>   in this function.
> 3. Reduce number of output function calls.
> Signed-off-by: Markus Elfring <elfring@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> v2: Yesterday a software development discussion pointed weaknesses out around
>   the previous update steps "3" and "4".
>   Now I propose this update variant in the hope that my second approach
>   for this software module will work as desired and can be accepted
>   a bit easier.

No thank you.

This is not a good change as it messes with dmesg timestamps.

Simpler to read and more straightforward is multiple
individual function calls.