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Date:	Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:51:26 +0200
From:	Rasmus Villemoes <>
To:	Andrew Morton <>
	Rasmus Villemoes <>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,
	Daniel Lezcano <>,
Subject: [PATCH 12/22] cpuidle: Replace strnicmp with strncasecmp

The kernel used to contain two functions for length-delimited,
case-insensitive string comparison, strnicmp with correct semantics
and a slightly buggy strncasecmp. The latter is the POSIX name, so
strnicmp was renamed to strncasecmp, and strnicmp made into a wrapper
for the new strncasecmp to avoid breaking existing users.

To allow the compat wrapper strnicmp to be removed at some point in
the future, and to avoid the extra indirection cost, do

Cc: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <>
Cc: Daniel Lezcano <>
Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <>
 drivers/cpuidle/governor.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/cpuidle/governor.c b/drivers/cpuidle/governor.c
index ca89412..fb9f511 100644
--- a/drivers/cpuidle/governor.c
+++ b/drivers/cpuidle/governor.c
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ static struct cpuidle_governor * __cpuidle_find_governor(const char *str)
 	struct cpuidle_governor *gov;
 	list_for_each_entry(gov, &cpuidle_governors, governor_list)
-		if (!strnicmp(str, gov->name, CPUIDLE_NAME_LEN))
+		if (!strncasecmp(str, gov->name, CPUIDLE_NAME_LEN))
 			return gov;
 	return NULL;

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