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Date:	Mon, 27 Oct 2008 17:05:39 -0700
From:	Harvey Harrison <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCHv3] printk: add %pM format specifier for MAC

On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 16:55 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Harvey Harrison <>
> Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 16:14:14 -0700
> > Did you happen to have a preference with regard to the specifier for
> > IPv6 addresses:
> > 
> > I was thinking of using %pI6 to replace NIP6() and NIP6_FMT and using
> > %#pI6 for NIP6_SEQFMT.
> > 
> > On the IPv4 side, maybe use %pI4 for network endian NIPQUAD() and NIPQUAD_FMT
> > and then %#pI4 for host-endian HIQUAD(), as displaying the IPv4 address without
> > the periods isn't useful?
> > 
> > What do you think of that?
> I'm ok with the '#' modifier but remind me again what's wrong with
> using plain %p4 and %p6?

Nothing at all, just wanted to know what color bikeshed you wanted.

I'll go with %p4 %p6.


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