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Re: [PATCH] kill prom_printf

To: Juan Quintela <quintela@trasno.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kill prom_printf
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 15:44:32 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Ladislav Michl <ladis@linux-mips.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <86d6hcriwm.fsf@trasno.mitica>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Sender: linux-mips-bounce@linux-mips.org
On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Juan Quintela wrote:

> maciej> So you need to explicitly configure it?  That's very bad.
> 
> You bet:
> - you force everybody to use early_printk (you only want it for
>   debugging).
> - you configure early_printk for everybody (never have to configure
>   it).
> 
> You can't have the cake and eat it :(

 I'm not sure what you mean.  Please elaborate.

> Why do you ever will want not to use early_printk?

 I won't, but someone else certainly will.

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