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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v5 04/17] xenctx: Add command line options -b (--bytes-per-line) and -l (--lines)

On Sat, 2014-03-22 at 16:08 -0400, Don Slutz wrote:
> On 03/21/14 10:32, Ian Campbell wrote:
> By default only part of the stack is dumped:

Why not dump the whole page by default then? 5 lines seems rather

> "less", "head" or "tail" are unable to change xenctx, only control
> what you see of xenctx's output.

Obviously! I'm not sure what your point is though -- my suggestion was
that xenctx should/could output stuff which can be processed with these

> It is not that each change makes a big difference, that happens when 
> several are used at one time:

Can we not just improve the default behaviour to be more useful? Having
to give half a dozen different options to get useful output isn't really
all that user friendly.

I accept that some options might have to remain in order to work sanely
on 80-column displays but we should aim in the first instance to have
the tool Do The Right/Useful Thing without needing extra options.


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