Re: [RFC] New kernel-message logging API

From: linux
Date: Tue Sep 25 2007 - 03:51:06 EST

>> Even the "kp_" prefix is actually pretty unnecessary. It's "info"
>> and a human-readable string that make it recognizable as a log message.

> While I agree a prefix isn't necessary, info, warn, err
> are already frequently #define'd and used.
> kp_<level> isn't currently in use.
> $ egrep -r -l --include=*.[ch] "^[[:space:]]*#[[:space:]]*define[[:space:]]+(info|err|warn)\b" * | wc -l
> 29

Sorry for being unclear. I wasn't seriously recommending no prefix,
due to name collisions (exactly your point), but rather saying that no
prefix is necessary for human understanding.

Something to avoid the ambiguity is still useful. I was just saying
that it can be pretty much anything withouyt confusing the casual

We're in violent agreement, I just didn't say it very well the first
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