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Re: dmesg beautifying
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: dmesg beautifying
- From: Chris Kuethe <chris_(_dot_)_kuethe_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 17:35:29 -0700
- Reply-to: Chris Kuethe <chris_(_dot_)_kuethe_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
On Tue, 30 Nov 2004 00:34:27 +0100, -f <f_(_at_)_obiit_(_dot_)_org> wrote:
> would it make sense to wrap the dmesg lines?
> and if not why not?
What does that win you? It makes it a bit harder too peel things out
with a regex. A dmesg line should be all about the device found. Why
scatter the information about?
> take a look at these examples. yes, they take up a little
> bit more space, but isn't it more pleasing to the eye?
> or is it just my eye? ;-)
It's just you. There is no compelling security, reliability,
performance or correctness benefit that I can see to having excess
GDB has a 'break' feature; why doesn't it have 'fix' too?
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