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From: Arvind Sankar <nivedita@alum.mit.edu>
To: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>
Cc: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>,
	Arvind Sankar <nivedita@alum.mit.edu>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-efi <linux-efi@vger.kernel.org>, X86 ML <x86@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] efi/libstub: efi_info/efi_err message neatening
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 16:40:41 -0400
Message-ID: <20200430204041.GA2579913@rani.riverdale.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAMj1kXGMnTfYiU_vMDYG0uy7Na7wy=5DRHERTzZQeb4UBusn0g@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, Apr 30, 2020 at 09:29:46PM +0200, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Apr 2020 at 21:12, Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> >
> > Use a standard style for these output logging messages.
> >
> > Miscellanea:
> >
> > o Use more common macro #defines with fmt, ##__VA_ARGS__
> > 0 Remove trailing messages periods and odd ' uses
> > o Remove embedded function names and use %s, __func__
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
> > ---
> >
> > Perhaps these trivialities on top of this series?
> >
> 
> The EFI printing routines don't actually support format strings.
> 

The x86 real-mode bootup code actually has a printf.o that clocks in at
under 2k. We could add it in, and it would also be nice to move it into
lib or something, since at least alpha and powerpc implement something
very similar for boot-time messages.

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Thread overview: 57+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-29 17:41 [PATCH 00/10] efi: some cleanups/refactoring for efi/next Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 17:41 ` [PATCH 01/10] efi/x86: Use correct size for boot_params Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 17:41 ` [PATCH 02/10] efi: Add a helper function to split 64-bit values Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 23:51   ` kbuild test robot
2020-04-29 17:41 ` [PATCH 02/10] efi/libstub: " Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 17:41 ` [PATCH 03/10] efi/x86: Use pr_efi_err for error messages Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 18:47   ` Joe Perches
2020-04-29 18:49     ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-04-29 18:57       ` Joe Perches
2020-04-29 18:59         ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-04-29 19:47           ` Joe Perches
2020-04-29 19:48             ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-04-29 21:43       ` Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 21:45         ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-04-29 21:51           ` Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 21:53         ` Joe Perches
2020-04-29 21:55           ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-04-29 22:20             ` Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 15:14               ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-04-29 17:41 ` [PATCH 04/10] efi/gop: " Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 17:41 ` [PATCH 05/10] efi/tpm: " Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 17:41 ` [PATCH 06/10] efi/x86: Move command-line initrd loading to efi_main Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 17:41 ` [PATCH 07/10] efi/libstub: Unify initrd loading across architectures Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 17:41 ` [PATCH 08/10] efi/x86: Drop soft_limit for x86 initrd loading Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 19:05   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-04-29 21:33     ` Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 17:41 ` [PATCH 09/10] efi/x86: Support builtin command line Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 19:07   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-04-29 21:39     ` Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 21:40       ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-04-29 21:48         ` Arvind Sankar
2020-04-29 21:51           ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-04-29 17:41 ` [PATCH 10/10] efi/libstub: Check return value of efi_parse_options Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30  4:31   ` kbuild test robot
2020-04-30 18:28 ` [PATCH v2 00/11] efi: some cleanups/refactoring for efi/next Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 18:28   ` [PATCH v2 01/11] efi/x86: Use correct size for boot_params Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 18:28   ` [PATCH v2 02/11] efi/libstub: Add a helper function to split 64-bit values Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 18:28   ` [PATCH v2 03/11] efi/libstub: Move pr_efi/pr_efi_err into efi namespace Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 18:28   ` [PATCH v2 04/11] efi/x86: Use efi_err for error messages Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 18:28   ` [PATCH v2 05/11] efi/gop: " Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 18:28   ` [PATCH v2 06/11] efi/tpm: " Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 18:28   ` [PATCH v2 07/11] efi/libstub: Upgrade ignored dtb= argument message to error Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 18:28   ` [PATCH v2 08/11] efi/x86: Move command-line initrd loading to efi_main Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 18:28   ` [PATCH v2 09/11] efi/libstub: Unify initrd loading across architectures Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 18:28   ` [PATCH v2 10/11] efi/x86: Support builtin command line Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 18:28   ` [PATCH v2 11/11] efi/libstub: Check return value of efi_parse_options Arvind Sankar
2020-04-30 19:12   ` [PATCH 1/2] efi/libstub: efi_info/efi_err message neatening Joe Perches
2020-04-30 19:12     ` [PATCH 2/2] efi/libstub: Correct comment typos Joe Perches
2020-04-30 19:30       ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-05-04 18:29         ` [trivial PATCH] efi/libstub: Reduce efi_printk object size Joe Perches
2020-05-05  7:50           ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-05-05  8:01             ` Joe Perches
2020-04-30 19:29     ` [PATCH 1/2] efi/libstub: efi_info/efi_err message neatening Ard Biesheuvel
2020-04-30 19:38       ` Joe Perches
2020-04-30 20:40       ` Arvind Sankar [this message]
2020-04-30 20:42         ` Ard Biesheuvel
2020-05-04  8:17   ` [PATCH v2 00/11] efi: some cleanups/refactoring for efi/next Ard Biesheuvel

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