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authorUwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>2011-04-06 07:49:04 -0700
committerJiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>2011-04-06 07:49:04 -0700
commitba1835eb30a80a0e8a1c33724735f3a99a957cff (patch)
tree8ff962d903dcf0c49d6547703e61b7e0f3a56680 /lib/vsprintf.c
parent5a3016a61530ea171c1b8ab23d7f651de919e39f (diff)
downloadlinux-ba1835eb30a80a0e8a1c33724735f3a99a957cff.tar.gz
vsprintf: make comment about vs{n,cn,}printf more understandable
"You probably want ... instead." sounds like a recommendation better not to use the v... functions. Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
Diffstat (limited to 'lib/vsprintf.c')
-rw-r--r--lib/vsprintf.c9
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/lib/vsprintf.c b/lib/vsprintf.c
index d3023df8477..bba9caa375d 100644
--- a/lib/vsprintf.c
+++ b/lib/vsprintf.c
@@ -1301,8 +1301,7 @@ qualifier:
* return is greater than or equal to @size, the resulting
* string is truncated.
*
- * Call this function if you are already dealing with a va_list.
- * You probably want snprintf() instead.
+ * If you're not already dealing with a va_list consider using snprintf().
*/
int vsnprintf(char *buf, size_t size, const char *fmt, va_list args)
{
@@ -1476,8 +1475,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(vsnprintf);
* the @buf not including the trailing '\0'. If @size is == 0 the function
* returns 0.
*
- * Call this function if you are already dealing with a va_list.
- * You probably want scnprintf() instead.
+ * If you're not already dealing with a va_list consider using scnprintf().
*
* See the vsnprintf() documentation for format string extensions over C99.
*/
@@ -1556,8 +1554,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(scnprintf);
* into @buf. Use vsnprintf() or vscnprintf() in order to avoid
* buffer overflows.
*
- * Call this function if you are already dealing with a va_list.
- * You probably want sprintf() instead.
+ * If you're not already dealing with a va_list consider using sprintf().
*
* See the vsnprintf() documentation for format string extensions over C99.
*/