Do any of the compilers we care about not support __func__ or __FUNCTION__?

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Thu Jul 19 12:13:01 MDT 2012

On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 10:17 AM, David Disseldorp <ddiss at> wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jul 2012 09:35:09 -0700
> Richard Sharpe <realrichardsharpe at> wrote:
>> I am sick of seeing things like:
>>                                 DEBUG(5,("read_fd_with_timeout: "
>>                                         "blocking read. EOF from client.\n"));
>>                                 return NT_STATUS_END_OF_FILE;
>> where the name of the calling function has been laboriously typed in
>> ... and there have been cases where code has been moved around and the
>> function name not corrected.
> I totally agree. It's redundant information with the __func__ prefix
> added by DEBUG, and is often incorrect.

Actually, David, thanks for explaining what I was really complaining about.

Yeah, since DEBUG puts the __func__prefix in the log, we don't need to
repeat the function name. It just clutters things up.

Richard Sharpe

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