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authorMichael Holzheu <holzheu@linux.vnet.ibm.com>2009-09-11 10:28:59 +0200
committerMartin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>2009-09-11 10:29:53 +0200
commitf64d04c042193183c6dad98944ae2861b998e8b7 (patch)
treed275472a5559e0333c8c55dfe418e3e30108b8bc /arch/s390/include/asm
parent0c88ee5b7523e76e290d558c28cd0be48ffad597 (diff)
[S390] s390dbf: Add description for usage of "%s" in sprintf events
Using "%s" in sprintf event functions is dangerous. This patch adds a short description for this issue to the s390 debug feature documentation. Signed-off-by: Michael Holzheu <holzheu@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/s390/include/asm')
-rw-r--r--arch/s390/include/asm/debug.h9
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/arch/s390/include/asm/debug.h b/arch/s390/include/asm/debug.h
index 31ed5686a968..18124b75a7ab 100644
--- a/arch/s390/include/asm/debug.h
+++ b/arch/s390/include/asm/debug.h
@@ -167,6 +167,10 @@ debug_text_event(debug_info_t* id, int level, const char* txt)
return debug_event_common(id,level,txt,strlen(txt));
}
+/*
+ * IMPORTANT: Use "%s" in sprintf format strings with care! Only pointers are
+ * stored in the s390dbf. See Documentation/s390/s390dbf.txt for more details!
+ */
extern debug_entry_t *
debug_sprintf_event(debug_info_t* id,int level,char *string,...)
__attribute__ ((format(printf, 3, 4)));
@@ -206,7 +210,10 @@ debug_text_exception(debug_info_t* id, int level, const char* txt)
return debug_exception_common(id,level,txt,strlen(txt));
}
-
+/*
+ * IMPORTANT: Use "%s" in sprintf format strings with care! Only pointers are
+ * stored in the s390dbf. See Documentation/s390/s390dbf.txt for more details!
+ */
extern debug_entry_t *
debug_sprintf_exception(debug_info_t* id,int level,char *string,...)
__attribute__ ((format(printf, 3, 4)));

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