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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] trace: drop trailing empty strin
Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] trace: drop trailing empty strings
Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:11:47 +0000
On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 07:28:43PM +0100, Greg Kurz wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Jan 2016 20:37:58 +0300
> Michael Tokarev <address@hidden> wrote:
> > 11.01.2016 20:30, Greg Kurz wrote:
> > > -virtio_balloon_handle_output(const char *name, uint64_t gpa) "section
> > > name: %s gpa: %"PRIx64""
> > > +virtio_balloon_handle_output(const char *name, uint64_t gpa) "section
> > > name: %s gpa: %"PRIx64
> > ...
> > I'm not sure what's the value of this. It's fine either way, no?
> The only value is to drop unneeded stuff... and maybe some consistency
> with the traces that don't have these trailing empty strings.
> > Do we have a rule for trailing empty strings in coding style? :)
> Nor we have against parenthesitis, which brings a lot more unneeded
> characters into the code :P
Regarding the history of the quoting limitation, see commit
cf85cf8e972f3ad79f203be4edb7968d6e052293 ("trace: Format strings must
begin/end with double quotes"). It was a limitation of the old
The modern tracetool.py script handles format strings fine when they do
not end with double-quotes.
Thanks, applied to my tracing tree:
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