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Re: [PATCH]: make prototype of printk available

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: make prototype of printk available
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 12:22:38 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Juan Quintela <quintela@mandrakesoft.com>, linux mips mailing list <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
In-reply-to: <20021219000332.B1132@linux-mips.org>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Sender: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
On Thu, 19 Dec 2002, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> This is a printk that's executed if a user program is just trying to
> execute the right code, so a user could flood syslog that way.  Imho the
> printk call should go away?

 Indeed -- that's a report of a non-fatal exception.  If unhandled, user
will get output from the default signal handler.  And if diagnostics is
needed in the emulator, Dprintk or a similar solution may be used. 

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+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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