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Date:	Mon, 9 Nov 2009 13:58:03 +1030
From:	Rusty Russell <rusty@...tcorp.com.au>
To:	André Goddard Rosa <andre.goddard@...il.com>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 01/12] vsprintf: factorize "(null)" string

On Sun, 8 Nov 2009 01:46:09 am you wrote:
> Change "<NULL>" to "(null)" and make it a static const char[] hoping that
> the compiler will make null_str a label to a read-only area containing it.

(Trimmed the 79 recipients of the original).

Hi Andre,

Consistently using <NULL> or (null) makes sense.  But I'm really missing your argument: is there some reason why normal string merging won't work?

Confused,
Rusty.
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