[PATCH] staging: brcm80211: brcmfmac: Add and use dhd_dbg

Joe Perches joe at perches.com
Thu May 19 01:09:41 UTC 2011


On Wed, 2011-05-18 at 17:46 -0700, Henry Ptasinski wrote:
> On 05/18/2011 05:32 PM, Joe Perches wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-05-18 at 15:45 -0700, Henry Ptasinski wrote:
> >> On 05/18/2011 11:23 AM, Joe Perches wrote:
> >>> All uses of DHD_<TYPE>   macros are for debugging only.
> >>> Change the multiple uses of DHD_<TYPE>((...)) to dhd_dbg(TYPE, ...)
> >>> for a more consistent style.
> >> I generally like this approach, but in brcmsmac we've been switching to
> >> wiphy_err() and related instead.  Any strong argument for one over the
> >> other?
> > These aren't described as errors but are debugging messages.
> Yes, so wiphy_debug(), wiphy_info(), wiphy_notice(), etc could be used. 

True.  I think debugging messages should not have message levels
promoted without cause.

> > Not all uses use __func__.
> That's just sloppiness on our part.  They should all be consistent.
> > I think __func__ unnecessary and it should be avoided.
> If it's moved into the macro, then there's only one place to change if 
> you want to delete "__func__"/add it back/include it conditionally.
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> "brcm_dbg()" seems fine to me.

I'll fix these and resubmit.




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