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Date:   Tue, 19 May 2020 05:06:32 -0700
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     "Kirsher, Jeffrey T" <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>,
        "davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:     "Guedes, Andre" <andre.guedes@...el.com>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "nhorman@...hat.com" <nhorman@...hat.com>,
        "sassmann@...hat.com" <sassmann@...hat.com>,
        "Brown, Aaron F" <aaron.f.brown@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [net-next v5 4/9] igc: Use netdev log helpers in igc_ethtool.c

On Tue, 2020-05-19 at 01:35 +0000, Kirsher, Jeffrey T wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
> > Sent: Monday, May 18, 2020 18:22
> > To: Kirsher, Jeffrey T <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>; davem@...emloft.net
> > Cc: Guedes, Andre <andre.guedes@...el.com>; netdev@...r.kernel.org;
> > nhorman@...hat.com; sassmann@...hat.com; Brown, Aaron F
> > <aaron.f.brown@...el.com>
> > Subject: Re: [net-next v5 4/9] igc: Use netdev log helpers in igc_ethtool.c
> > 
> > On Mon, 2020-05-18 at 18:03 -0700, Jeff Kirsher wrote:
> > > This patch converts all dev_* calls to netdev_*.
> > []
> > > diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/igc/igc_ethtool.c
> > > b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/igc/igc_ethtool.c
> > []
> > > @@ -1904,7 +1905,7 @@ static void igc_diag_test(struct net_device
> > *netdev,
> > >  	bool if_running = netif_running(netdev);
> > > 
> > >  	if (eth_test->flags == ETH_TEST_FL_OFFLINE) {
> > > -		netdev_info(adapter->netdev, "offline testing starting");
> > > +		netdev_info(adapter->netdev, "Offline testing starting");
> > 
> > several missing '\n' format terminations
> [Kirsher, Jeffrey T] 
> 
> Your right, these never had them, which is why it was not caught.
> I am fine with adding the terminating \n, if that is what is requested.
> Andre was just trying to fix the message to properly capitalize the first letter of the message.

What's odd is no other intel driver uses the same logging
format even though many use the same message.

Likely there's little value in capitalization.

$ git grep -i -n "offline testing starting" drivers/net/ethernet/intel
drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000/e1000_ethtool.c:1524:          e_info(hw, "offline testing starting\n");
drivers/net/ethernet/intel/e1000e/ethtool.c:1818:               e_info("offline testing starting\n");
drivers/net/ethernet/intel/i40e/i40e_ethtool.c:2536:            netif_info(pf, drv, netdev, "offline testing starting\n");
drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ice/ice_ethtool.c:807:               netdev_info(netdev, "offline testing starting\n");
drivers/net/ethernet/intel/igb/igb_ethtool.c:2025:              dev_info(&adapter->pdev->dev, "offline testing starting\n");
drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbe/ixgbe_ethtool.c:2095:          e_info(hw, "offline testing starting\n");
drivers/net/ethernet/intel/ixgbevf/ethtool.c:744:               hw_dbg(&adapter->hw, "offline testing starting\n");


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