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Date:	Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:34:27 -0700
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Arjun Sreedharan <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>
CC:	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86,boot: standardize strcmp()

On 03/17/2015 07:13 AM, Arjun Sreedharan wrote:
> On a related note, IMO strcmp() should return {-1,0,1} since many
> programmers just expect this behavior. just my opinion.

I would challenge that assumption, *especially* in the context of kernel
programming.  Let's not waste time on that crap.


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