On Wed 2018-04-04 07:26:07, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Wed, 2018-04-04 at 10:58 +0200, Petr Mladek wrote:
> > Move the code from the long pointer() function. We are going to add a check
> > for the access to the address that will make it even more complicated.
> > 
> > This patch does not change the existing behavior.
> But it might increase stack consumption.
> As the %pV is recursive, this is may not be a good thing.

It seems to be safe to pass just a pointer to struct printf_spec.
In fact, it would make sense to use this also in string() and
__string() calls. Copying 64 bytes many times look useless.

Do you think that other optimizations would be necessary?
For example, marking the function as inline?

Best Regards,

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