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Date:   Mon, 29 Apr 2019 17:59:04 +0200
From:   Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@....fr>
To:     "Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult" <info@...ux.net>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     lorenzo.pieralisi@....com, linux-ia64@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-serial@...r.kernel.org, andrew@...id.au,
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        davem@...emloft.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH 22/41] drivers: tty: serial: cpm_uart: fix logging calls



Le 27/04/2019 à 14:52, Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult a écrit :
> Fix checkpatch warnings by using pr_err():
> 
>      WARNING: Prefer [subsystem eg: netdev]_err([subsystem]dev, ... then dev_err(dev, ... then pr_err(...  to printk(KERN_ERR ...
>      #109: FILE: drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm2.c:109:
>      +		printk(KERN_ERR
> 
>      WARNING: Prefer [subsystem eg: netdev]_err([subsystem]dev, ... then dev_err(dev, ... then pr_err(...  to printk(KERN_ERR ...
>      #128: FILE: drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm2.c:128:
>      +		printk(KERN_ERR
> 
>      WARNING: Prefer [subsystem eg: netdev]_err([subsystem]dev, ... then dev_err(dev, ... then pr_err(...  to printk(KERN_ERR ...
>      +           printk(KERN_ERR
> 
>      WARNING: Prefer [subsystem eg: netdev]_err([subsystem]dev, ... then dev_err(dev, ... then pr_err(...  to printk(KERN_ERR ...
>      +           printk(KERN_ERR
> 
> Signed-off-by: Enrico Weigelt <info@...ux.net>

Reviewed-by: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@....fr>

But is that really worth doing those changes ?

If we want to do something useful, wouldn't it make more sense to 
introduce the use of dev_err() in order to identify the faulting device 
in the message ?

Christophe

> ---
>   drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm1.c | 6 ++----
>   drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm2.c | 6 ++----
>   2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm1.c b/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm1.c
> index 56fc527..aed61e9 100644
> --- a/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm1.c
> +++ b/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm1.c
> @@ -71,8 +71,7 @@ int cpm_uart_allocbuf(struct uart_cpm_port *pinfo, unsigned int is_con)
>   	dpmemsz = sizeof(cbd_t) * (pinfo->rx_nrfifos + pinfo->tx_nrfifos);
>   	dp_offset = cpm_dpalloc(dpmemsz, 8);
>   	if (IS_ERR_VALUE(dp_offset)) {
> -		printk(KERN_ERR
> -		       "cpm_uart_cpm1.c: could not allocate buffer descriptors\n");
> +		pr_err("cpm_uart_cpm1.c: could not allocate buffer descriptors\n");
>   		return -ENOMEM;
>   	}
>   	dp_mem = cpm_dpram_addr(dp_offset);
> @@ -90,8 +89,7 @@ int cpm_uart_allocbuf(struct uart_cpm_port *pinfo, unsigned int is_con)
>   
>   	if (mem_addr == NULL) {
>   		cpm_dpfree(dp_offset);
> -		printk(KERN_ERR
> -		       "cpm_uart_cpm1.c: could not allocate coherent memory\n");
> +		pr_err("cpm_uart_cpm1.c: could not allocate coherent memory\n");
>   		return -ENOMEM;
>   	}
>   
> diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm2.c b/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm2.c
> index 40cfcf4..a0fccda 100644
> --- a/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm2.c
> +++ b/drivers/tty/serial/cpm_uart/cpm_uart_cpm2.c
> @@ -106,8 +106,7 @@ int cpm_uart_allocbuf(struct uart_cpm_port *pinfo, unsigned int is_con)
>   	dpmemsz = sizeof(cbd_t) * (pinfo->rx_nrfifos + pinfo->tx_nrfifos);
>   	dp_offset = cpm_dpalloc(dpmemsz, 8);
>   	if (IS_ERR_VALUE(dp_offset)) {
> -		printk(KERN_ERR
> -		       "cpm_uart_cpm.c: could not allocate buffer descriptors\n");
> +		pr_err("cpm_uart_cpm.c: could not allocate buffer descriptors\n");
>   		return -ENOMEM;
>   	}
>   
> @@ -125,8 +124,7 @@ int cpm_uart_allocbuf(struct uart_cpm_port *pinfo, unsigned int is_con)
>   
>   	if (mem_addr == NULL) {
>   		cpm_dpfree(dp_offset);
> -		printk(KERN_ERR
> -		       "cpm_uart_cpm.c: could not allocate coherent memory\n");
> +		pr_err("cpm_uart_cpm.c: could not allocate coherent memory\n");
>   		return -ENOMEM;
>   	}
>   
> 

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