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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 19/24] dyndbg: accept query terms like module:foo and file=bar
On Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 07:32:44AM -0600, wrote:
> hi Petr
> > You made to do some research and I was wrong. For example, getopt()
> > operates with options and their arguments. So, 'keyword' and 'arg' names
> > look good after all.
> >
> > Well, I still think that only one syntax should be supported. And it
> > is better to distinguish keywords and arguments, so I prefer keyword=arg.
> >
> hehe, Im gonna cite some RFC wisdom to convince you ;-)
> Be strict in what you emit, and permissive in what you accept.
> I see no potential for real ambiguity that would override that bias.

No, the kernel should be strict in what it accepts, otherwise it is a
huge maintance burden for no good reason at all.

Only one syntax is a wise idea, stick with that please.


greg k-h

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