[PATCH 04/39] arch/powerpc: Update WARN uses

Michael Ellerman michael at ellerman.id.au
Tue Nov 2 14:20:21 EST 2010

On Mon, 2010-11-01 at 18:50 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-11-02 at 11:26 +1100, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> > On Mon, 2010-11-01 at 07:41 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > Pretty much.  Format coalescing is generally preferred for grep.
> > Really? Grep doesn't work anyway because you have format specifiers, and
> > although you can try and guess them .. good luck, 0x%lx, or 0x%llx, or
> > %#lx or ..
> grep "Breakpoint at .* will be disabled"

Sure. For more mundane and repeated error strings the .* can be a pain
in that it matches too much.

But whatever, I'll start writing my code with uncollapsed string
formats, and wait for the torrent of make-it-80-columns patches :)

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