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Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2023 11:53:32 +0100
From: Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
	Justin Stitt <justinstitt@...gle.com>,
	Kent Overstreet <kent.overstreet@...ux.dev>,
	Petr Mladek <pmladek@...e.com>,
	Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>,
	Rasmus Villemoes <linux@...musvillemoes.dk>,
	Sergey Senozhatsky <senozhatsky@...omium.org>,
	Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>,
	Yun Zhou <yun.zhou@...driver.com>,
	Jacob Keller <jacob.e.keller@...el.com>,
	Zhen Lei <thunder.leizhen@...wei.com>,
	linux-trace-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Yosry Ahmed <yosryahmed@...gle.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] seq_buf: Introduce DECLARE_SEQ_BUF and seq_buf_str()

On Fri, Oct 27, 2023 at 06:54:51AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > Instead, we can just return s->buffer direction after terminating it
> > in refactored seq_buf_terminate(), now known as seq_buf_str():
> > 
> > 	do_soemthing(seq_buf_str(s));
> 
> Looks good.  Btw, one typical do_something would be printing it,
> so adding a format specifier that's using this helper would also
> probably be very useful.

my hope is to get vsprintf.c completely refactored to use seq_buf
internally, and then printsb(&sb) would actually be a primitive we'd
have insted of printk("%pSB", &sb);

this would btw let us get rid of the entire %pFOO infrastructure.
and make dump_page() far less crap.

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