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Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2023 16:51:36 -0700
From: Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] treewide: Convert some ethtool_sprintf() to
 ethtool_puts()

On Wed, 2023-10-25 at 23:40 +0000, Justin Stitt wrote:
> This patch converts some basic cases of ethtool_sprintf() to
> ethtool_puts().
> 
> The conversions are used in cases where ethtool_sprintf() was being used
> with just two arguments:
> >       ethtool_sprintf(&data, buffer[i].name);

OK.

> or when it's used with format string: "%s"
> >       ethtool_sprintf(&data, "%s", buffer[i].name);
> > which both now become:
> >       ethtool_puts(&data, buffer[i].name);

Why do you want this conversion?
Is it not possible for .name to contain a formatting field?


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