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Re: Developer kprintf's

From: "Samuel J. Greear" <sjg@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 15:16:56 -0600

On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Alex Hornung <ahornung@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16/09/10 22:05, Samuel J. Greear wrote:
>> The issue that has been raised time and again isn't one of annoyance,
>> it is of misunderstanding. Users seem to think these are "errors" when
>> in fact in many cases they are just "interesting to certain
>> developers".
> So let's just prefix the messages with 'debug :' and done. I don't see
> the need for a sysctl. If they just aren't relevant at all, it's time to
> remove them. Otherwise prefixing will clear that misunderstanding up.
> Cheers,
> Alex Hornung

Most of them say "debug" or "warning" in the message already anyway.
That won't resolve the issue. Having a toggle or two that developers
are expected to turn on is really that big a deal?


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