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Date:	Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:34:27 -0700
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
To:	Arjun Sreedharan <arjun024@...il.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
CC:	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, x86@...nel.org,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
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.

	-hpa


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