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Documentation: mount_api: change kernel log wording

Message ID 20201202012409.19194-1-rdunlap@infradead.org (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series Documentation: mount_api: change kernel log wording | expand

Commit Message

Randy Dunlap Dec. 2, 2020, 1:24 a.m. UTC
Change wording to say that messages are logged to the kernel log
buffer instead of to dmesg. dmesg is just one program that can
print the kernel log buffer.

Fixes: 7d6ab823d646 ("vfs: Update mount API docs")
Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: linux-doc@vger.kernel.org
---
 Documentation/filesystems/mount_api.rst |    4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Comments

Jonathan Corbet Dec. 3, 2020, 10:53 p.m. UTC | #1
On Tue,  1 Dec 2020 17:24:09 -0800
Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> wrote:

> Change wording to say that messages are logged to the kernel log
> buffer instead of to dmesg. dmesg is just one program that can
> print the kernel log buffer.
> 
> Fixes: 7d6ab823d646 ("vfs: Update mount API docs")
> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
> Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> Cc: Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
> Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
> Cc: linux-doc@vger.kernel.org
> ---
>  Documentation/filesystems/mount_api.rst |    4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Applied, thanks.

jon
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--- linux-next-20201201.orig/Documentation/filesystems/mount_api.rst
+++ linux-next-20201201/Documentation/filesystems/mount_api.rst
@@ -774,7 +774,7 @@  process the parameters it is given.
      should just be set to lie inside the low-to-high range.
 
      If all is good, true is returned.  If the table is invalid, errors are
-     logged to dmesg and false is returned.
+     logged to the kernel log buffer and false is returned.
 
    * ::
 
@@ -782,7 +782,7 @@  process the parameters it is given.
 
      This performs some validation checks on a parameter description.  It
      returns true if the description is good and false if it is not.  It will
-     log errors to dmesg if validation fails.
+     log errors to the kernel log buffer if validation fails.
 
    * ::