Re: linux.git: printk() problem

From: Joe Perches
Date: Wed Oct 12 2016 - 12:17:13 EST

On Wed, 2016-10-12 at 08:47 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
< We'll see. But the other issues are easily fixed by just adding
> KERN_CONT where appropriate. It was actually very much what you were
> supposed to do before too, if only as a marker to others that "yes,
> I'm actually doing this, and no, I'm not supposed to have a log level"
> (but with the new world order you actually *can* combine KERN_CONT
> with a loglevel, so that if the beginning od the line got flushed, the
> continuation can still be printed with the right log level).

I think that might not be a good idea.

Anything that uses a KERN_CONT with a new log level
might as well be converted into multiple printks.