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Date:	Sun, 8 Nov 2009 14:59:08 -0200
From:	André Goddard Rosa <>
To:	Jan Engelhardt <>
Cc:	James Bottomley <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 10/12] string: factorize skip_spaces and export it to 
	be generally available

On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 2:54 PM, Jan Engelhardt <> wrote:
> On Sunday 2009-11-08 17:38, James Bottomley wrote:
>>On Sat, 2009-11-07 at 14:23 -0200, André Goddard Rosa wrote:
>>> + * skip_spaces - Removes leading whitespace from @s.
>>> + * @s: The string to be stripped.
>>> + *
>>> + * Returns a pointer to the first non-whitespace character in @s.
>>> + */
>>> +char *skip_spaces(const char *str)
>>OK, so this now becomes a bad interface because it silently promotes
>>const to non const ...
> strchr, etc. all do the same. Do you think they are bad too?

Yeap, I just based on those.

James, what would you suggest instead?

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