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Date:	Mon, 19 Mar 2012 09:14:17 -0700
From:	Joe Perches <>
To:	Anca Emanuel <>
Cc:	Ted Ts'o <>, David Miller <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/9] ext4: Use pr_fmt and pr_<level>

On Mon, 2012-03-19 at 17:51 +0200, Anca Emanuel wrote:
> Ted Ts'o: this effort is like BKL remove, ok, not like that.
> In 5 years, to have an standard. Mmm, maybe, less.

Probably about right, though I hope less than 5.
This stuff is tedious to get accepted and there
seems to be a maximum possible conversion rate.

> Joe, prease remind to all one more time your goal, and the benefits.

o standardize logging with subsystem/module id
o standardize debugging style (mask/level)
o standardize logging style to reduce future defects
o reduce current logging defects
o reduce code size (singleton for pr_fmt, deduplicate formats, %pV)
o remove most all #define pr_fmt

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