Commit dcaf1123 authored by Paolo Bonzini's avatar Paolo Bonzini Committed by Linus Torvalds
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checkpatch: fix UNNECESSARY_KERN_LEVEL false positive

KERN_<LEVEL> is never redundant with printk_ratelimited or printk_once.
(Except perhaps in the sense that you could use e.g.  pr_err_ratelimited
or pr_err_once, but that would apply to printk as well).

Signed-off-by: default avatarPaolo Bonzini <>
Cc: Andy Whitcroft <>
Acked-by: default avatarJoe Perches <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent e23ef1f3
......@@ -4547,7 +4547,7 @@ sub process {
# check for logging functions with KERN_<LEVEL>
if ($line !~ /printk\s*\(/ &&
if ($line !~ /printk(?:_ratelimited|_once)?\s*\(/ &&
$line =~ /\b$logFunctions\s*\(.*\b(KERN_[A-Z]+)\b/) {
my $level = $1;
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