Re: ARM64-cpuinfo: Combine six calls for sequence output into one seq_printf() call in c_show()

From: Mark Rutland
Date: Mon Oct 17 2016 - 08:38:31 EST

On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 01:30:59PM +0200, SF Markus Elfring wrote:
> >> Some data were printed into a sequence by six separate function calls.
> >> Print the same data by a single function call instead.
> >
> > ... why?
> >
> > Beyond simply having fewer function calls, is there an upside?
> Will it matter to improve run time characteristics at this source code
> place?

I do not know. If that's not the aim of your existing patch, then I have
no idea what you're trying to achieve.

> > This makes it harder to see the relationship between the format strings
> > and their associated data, and makes the code longer.
> Do you prefer an other layout for the passed data so that the increase
> of line count in my update suggestion would look differently?

I prefer the code as-is. Unless there's a compelling reason to change