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Date:	Mon, 9 Nov 2009 12:02:13 -0200
From:	André Goddard Rosa <>
To:	Alan Cox <>,
	linux list <>,
	Jan Engelhardt <>,
	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 2:50 PM, Alan Cox <> wrote:
> On Sat,  7 Nov 2009 13:16:18 -0200
> André Goddard Rosa <> wrote:
>> On the following sentence:
>>     while (*s && isspace(*s))
>>         s++;
> Looks fine but for one thing: it's actually shorter inline than moved
> into /lib so at the very least it should be a header inline not a
> function call.

I have tried header "static inline" approach per your suggestion and
code size increases by 197 bytes from:
64954     584     588   66126   1024e (TOTALS-lib.a-before)
65151     584     588   66323   10313 (TOTALS-lib.a-after)

> Second minor comment. Although it never made it into the final ANSI C,
> the proposed name (and the one used in a lot of other non Linux code for
> this) is stpblk().

Thank you,
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