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Date:   Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:18:49 +0200
From:   "Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult" <>
To:     Joe Perches <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] lib: vsprintf: add printf format conversion %M for errno

On 25.06.2017 22:10, Joe Perches wrote:

>> Yeah, that's still an open problem. Actually, I still haven't found out,
>> how it's done w/ all the other kernel-internal conversions.
> Everything else uses "%p<foo>", <object reference>

hmm, but errno's aren't pointers. Isn't %p checked for pointer values ?
>> Already was about to do so. Shall I call it strerror() ?
> I presume kstrerror
> So use something like
> 	"%d: (%s)", errno, kstrerror(errno)

Okay, sounds good.


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