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Date:	Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:00:42 +0200
From:	Antonio Quartulli <>
To:	The list for a Better Approach To Mobile Ad-hoc
	 Networking <>,
	Andrew Morton <>
	Rasmus Villemoes <>,,
	Marek Lindner <>
Subject: Re: [B.A.T.M.A.N.] [PATCH 09/22] batman-adv: Replace strnicmp with

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 <>
> Cc:
> Cc:
> Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <>

Acked-by: Antonio Quartulli <>

Thank you

Antonio Quartulli

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