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SubjectRe: [PATCH 17/18] dyndbg: rename dynamic_debug to dyndbg
On 05/12/2019 23.24, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 11:54 PM Jim Cromie <> wrote:
>> This rename fixes a subtle usage wrinkle; the __setup() names didn't
>> match the fake "dyndbg" module parameter used to enable dynamic-printk
>> callsites in modules. See the last change in Docs for the effect.
>> It also shortens the "__FILE__:__func__" prefix in dyndbg.verbose
>> messages, effectively s/dynamic_debug/dyndbg/
>> This is a 99.9% rename; trim_prefix and debugfs_create_dir arg excepted.
>> Nonetheless, it also changes both /sys appearances:
>> bash-5.0# ls -R /sys/kernel/debug/dyndbg/ /sys/module/dyndbg/parameters/
>> /sys/kernel/debug/dyndbg/:
>> control
>> /sys/module/dyndbg/parameters/:
> Isn't this path a part of ABI?

Yeah, I think this is a somewhat dangerous change, and I don't really
see the point.

Unrelated: Jim, if you want these patches picked up eventually, you have
to put akpm on the recipient list (he is on this one, but AFAICT not on
any of the others).


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