[PATCH 00/13] replace print_symbol() with printk()-s

Sergey Senozhatsky sergey.senozhatsky.work at gmail.com
Tue Jan 16 18:36:37 PST 2018

On (01/16/18 17:33), Petr Mladek wrote:
> > JFI, the patch is in Linus's tree as of now (d0729bc6bee797fb).
> Great. I have pushed the patch that removes printk_symbol()
> into printk.git, branch for-4.16-print-symbol.
> Note that I have updated the commit message similar way
> like I did for the other commits. Especially I wanted
> to mention what it was obsoleted by. The message is:
>   kallsyms: remove print_symbol() function
>   No more print_symbol()/__print_symbol() users left, remove these
>   symbols.
>   It was a very old API that encouraged people use continuous lines.
>   It had been obsoleted by %pS format specifier in a normal printk()
>   call.
> See also
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/pmladek/printk.git/commit/?h=for-4.16-print-symbol&id=d2279c9d7f7db7f97567368bfc4539b3411adf8d



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