Commit dc02c529 authored by Andi Kleen's avatar Andi Kleen Committed by Jonathan Corbet
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Add kerneldoc documentation for new printk format extensions



Add documentation in kerneldoc for new printk format extensions

This patch documents the new %pS/%pF options in printk in kernel doc.

Hope I didn't miss any other extension.
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
parent 7e397561
......@@ -593,6 +593,8 @@ static int have_callable_console(void)
*
* See also:
* printf(3)
*
* See the vsnprintf() documentation for format string extensions over C99.
*/
asmlinkage int printk(const char *fmt, ...)
......
......@@ -565,6 +565,10 @@ static char *pointer(const char *fmt, char *buf, char *end, void *ptr, int field
* @fmt: The format string to use
* @args: Arguments for the format string
*
* This function follows C99 vsnprintf, but has some extensions:
* %pS output the name of a text symbol
* %pF output the name of a function pointer
*
* The return value is the number of characters which would
* be generated for the given input, excluding the trailing
* '\0', as per ISO C99. If you want to have the exact
......@@ -806,6 +810,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(vsnprintf);
*
* Call this function if you are already dealing with a va_list.
* You probably want scnprintf() instead.
*
* See the vsnprintf() documentation for format string extensions over C99.
*/
int vscnprintf(char *buf, size_t size, const char *fmt, va_list args)
{
......@@ -828,6 +834,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(vscnprintf);
* generated for the given input, excluding the trailing null,
* as per ISO C99. If the return is greater than or equal to
* @size, the resulting string is truncated.
*
* See the vsnprintf() documentation for format string extensions over C99.
*/
int snprintf(char * buf, size_t size, const char *fmt, ...)
{
......@@ -877,6 +885,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(scnprintf);
*
* Call this function if you are already dealing with a va_list.
* You probably want sprintf() instead.
*
* See the vsnprintf() documentation for format string extensions over C99.
*/
int vsprintf(char *buf, const char *fmt, va_list args)
{
......@@ -894,6 +904,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(vsprintf);
* The function returns the number of characters written
* into @buf. Use snprintf() or scnprintf() in order to avoid
* buffer overflows.
*
* See the vsnprintf() documentation for format string extensions over C99.
*/
int sprintf(char * buf, const char *fmt, ...)
{
......
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