Re: [PATCH 0/2] introduce DUMP_PREFIX_UNHASHED for hex dumps

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Tue Jan 19 2021 - 16:17:47 EST

On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 14:49:17 -0600
Timur Tabi <timur@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 1/19/21 2:10 PM, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > I'm curious, what is the result if you replaced %p with %pS?
> >
> > That way you get a kallsyms offset version of the output, which could still
> > be very useful depending on what you are dumping.
> %pS versatile_init+0x0/0x110
> The address is question is often not related to any symbol, so it
> wouldn't make sense to use %pS.

When it's not related to any symbol, doesn't it still produce an offset
with something close by, that could still give you information that's
better than a hashed number.

> Maybe you meant %pK? I'm okay with that instead of %px.

If others are OK with that, perhaps that should be the compromise then?

-- Steve