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Date:   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:37:18 +0100
From:   Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
To:     Sakari Ailus <sakari.ailus@...ux.intel.com>
Cc:     Petr Mladek <pmladek@...e.com>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] Remove support for deprecated %pf and %pF in vsprintf

Hi Sakari,

On Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 2:25 PM Sakari Ailus
<sakari.ailus@...ux.intel.com> wrote:
> The printk family of functions supports %ps and %pS conversion specifiers
> to print function names. Yet the deprecated %pf and %pF conversion
> specifiers with equivalent functionality remain supported. A number of
> users of %pf and %pF remain.
>
> This patchsets converts the existing users of %pf and %pF to %ps and %pS,
> respectively, and removes support for the deprecated %pf and %pF.
>
> The patches apply cleanly both on 5.1-rc1 as well as on Linux-next. No new
> %pf or %pF users have been added in the meantime so the patch is
> sufficient as itself on linux-next, too.

Do you know in which commit they became deprecated, so the backporters
know how far this can be backported safely?

Thanks!

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

-- 
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@...ux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
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