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Date:   Sun, 14 Jun 2020 08:04:01 +0200
From:   Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Jim Cromie <jim.cromie@...il.com>
Cc:     jbaron@...mai.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        akpm@...uxfoundation.org, linux@...musvillemoes.dk,
        Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>,
        Will Deacon <will@...nel.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Orson Zhai <orson.zhai@...soc.com>,
        Petr Mladek <pmladek@...e.com>, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 01/24] dyndbg-docs: eschew file /full/path query in
 docs

On Sat, Jun 13, 2020 at 09:57:15AM -0600, Jim Cromie wrote:
> Regarding:
> commit 2b6783191da7 ("dynamic_debug: add trim_prefix() to provide source-root relative paths")
> commit a73619a845d5 ("kbuild: use -fmacro-prefix-map to make __FILE__ a relative path")
> 
> 2nd commit broke dynamic-debug's "file $fullpath" query form, but
> nobody noticed because 1st commit had trimmed prefixes from
> control-file output, so the click-copy-pasting of fullpaths into new
> queries had ceased; that query form became unused.
> 
> Removing the function is cleanest, but it could be useful in
> old-compiler corner cases, where __FILE__ still has /full/path,
> and it safely does nothing otherwize.
> 
> So instead, quietly deprecate "file /full/path" query form, by
> removing all /full/paths examples in the docs.  I skipped adding a
> back-compat note.
> ---
>  .../admin-guide/dynamic-debug-howto.rst       | 19 +++++++++----------
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

None of your patches have a signed-off-by line so they can't be applied
anywhere :(

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