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Date:	Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:08:57 -0700
From:	Darren Hart <>
To:	Rasmus Villemoes <>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <>,,
	Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 17/22] thinkpad_acpi: Replace strnicmp with strncasecmp

On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 10:51:31PM +0200, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
> 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.

When was this done? As of this morning I still see them as independent functions
in lib/string.c.

Darren Hart
Intel Open Source Technology Center
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