Re: [RFC/PATCH] Documentation of kernel messages

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 03:06:43 EST

Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 12:04:56 PDT, Joe Perches said:
>> I believe it better to simply add __FILE__ & __LINE__ to the
>> macro rather than some other externally specified unique
>> identifier that adds developer overhead and easily gets stale.
> There's been plenty of times I've wished for that. Now if we just found a way
> to do something sane for drivers/net/wireless/mac80211/iwlwifi/base.c ;)

Why don't you just redefine the KERN_* macros which is used by almost
every printk in the system to contain said __FILE__ and __LINE__, then?

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