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Date:	Thu, 22 May 2014 23:57:44 +0200
From:	Linus Walleij <>
To:	Manuel Schölling <>
Cc:	Stephen Warren <>,
	Thierry Reding <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] pinctrl: Cleanup string initializations (char[] instead
 of char *)

On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 4:37 PM, Manuel Schölling
<> wrote:

> Initializations like 'char *foo = "bar"' will create two variables: a static
> string and a pointer (foo) to that static string. Instead 'char foo[] = "bar"'
> will declare a single variable and will end up in shorter
> assembly (according to Jeff Garzik on the KernelJanitor's TODO list).
> Signed-off-by: Manuel Schölling <>

At this point of the release cycle I do not dare to apply this.

Please work in Thierry's errors and resend after the merge window.

Linus Walleij
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