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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next v6 02/23] zinc: introduce minimal cryptography library
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> On Sep 25, 2018, at 12:43 PM, Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason@zx2c4.com> wrote:
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>> On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 8:33 PM Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
>> I think the -Dpr_fmt is especially odd and not
>> really acceptable as it not used anywhere else
>> in the kernel.
>
> There are about 2000 cases in the kernel of the same '#define
> pr_fmt...' being pasted into the top of the file, which seems a bit
> cumbersome. Rather than having to paste that into each and every file
> that I pr_err from, why can't I just do this from the makefile, since
> I want that same pr_fmt to copy the whole directory?

Because people like to be able to just read the C file to figure out what it does. Or we could adopt the Makefile approach kernel-wide, since this use of it seems reasonable.
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