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Date:	Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:00:42 +0200
From:	Antonio Quartulli <antonio@...hcoding.com>
To:	The list for a Better Approach To Mobile Ad-hoc
	 Networking <b.a.t.m.a.n@...ts.open-mesh.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
CC:	netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Rasmus Villemoes <linux@...musvillemoes.dk>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Marek Lindner <mareklindner@...mailbox.ch>
Subject: Re: [B.A.T.M.A.N.] [PATCH 09/22] batman-adv: Replace strnicmp with
 strncasecmp

On 16/09/14 22:51, 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.
> 
> To allow the compat wrapper strnicmp to be removed at some point in
> the future, and to avoid the extra indirection cost, do
> s/strnicmp/strncasecmp/g.
> 
> Cc: Marek Lindner <mareklindner@...mailbox.ch>
> Cc: b.a.t.m.a.n@...ts.open-mesh.org
> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@...musvillemoes.dk>

Acked-by: Antonio Quartulli <antonio@...hcoding.com>

Thank you



-- 
Antonio Quartulli


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