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Date:	Thu, 20 Mar 2014 04:06:40 -0700
From:	Joe Perches <>
To:	Cédric Cabessa <>
Cc:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] coding style: fix quoted string split across lines

On Wed, 2014-03-19 at 23:04 +0100, Cédric Cabessa wrote:
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/usbip/usbip_common.c b/drivers/staging/usbip/usbip_common.c
> @@ -178,8 +178,8 @@ static void usbip_dump_usb_ctrlrequest(struct usb_ctrlrequest *cmd)
>  	}
>  	pr_debug("       ");
> -	pr_debug("bRequestType(%02X) bRequest(%02X) wValue(%04X) wIndex(%04X) "
> -		 "wLength(%04X) ", cmd->bRequestType, cmd->bRequest,
> +	pr_debug("bRequestType(%02X) bRequest(%02X) wValue(%04X) wIndex(%04X) wLength(%04X) ",
> +		 cmd->bRequestType, cmd->bRequest,
>  		 cmd->wValue, cmd->wIndex, cmd->wLength);
>  	pr_debug("\n       ");

While you didn't change it, these uses are broken.

pr_debug always starts a new line so the continuations
attempted in this block don't work.

Likely this was originally converted from some non pr_debug
mechanism without an understanding of how pr_debug varies
from a normal printf.

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