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Date:	Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:25:12 -0700
From:	"Paul E. McKenney" <>
To:	Joe Perches <>
Cc:	Steven Rostedt <>,
	Omar Sandoval <>, Chris Mason <>,
	Josef Bacik <>,,
	Josh Triplett <>,
	Mathieu Desnoyers <>,
	Lai Jiangshan <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] Return a value from printk_ratelimited

On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:15:53AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-09-19 at 13:21 -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > On Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:01:29 -0700
> > Omar Sandoval <> wrote:
> > 
> > > printk returns an integer; there's no reason for printk_ratelimited to swallow
> > > it.
> Except for the lack of usefulness of the return value itself.
> See:

When printk()'s return value is changed to void, then yes, we should
clearly change this code to match that.

So, I have to ask...  What happened to the patch later in that series
that was to remove the uses of the printk() return value?

							Thanx, Paul

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