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Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2024 19:17:55 +0200
From: Andy Shevchenko <>
To: Kees Cook <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 1/1] kernel.h: Move lib/cmdline.c prototypes to

On Wed, Oct 04, 2023 at 12:27:41PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 4, 2023 at 2:39 AM Kees Cook <> wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 03, 2023 at 04:01:42PM +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > > The lib/cmdline.c is basically a set of some small string parsers
> > > which are wide used in the kernel. Their prototypes belong to the
> > > string.h rather then kernel.h.
> >
> > I think these should live in string_helpers.h not string.h (which is, in
> > theory, supposed to be used for the standard C string library functions,
> > though that's not 100% currently)...
> These are being used in the early stages where usually we have
> string.h. So, I would argue, but if you insist, I can move them. What
> about lib/argv_slit.c then? Because semantically it's quite close to
> what the lib/cmdline.c is doing.

So, if no further ARs, can we got this applied and move on?

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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