Re: [PATCH] [TRIVIAL] kstrdup

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sun Jan 19 2003 - 18:37:50 EST


> Everyone loves reimplementing strdup. Give them a kstrdup (basically
> from drivers/md).

I believe it would be better to call it strdup.

*Or* you might want kstrdup( "foo", GFP_ATOMIC ); But if you are
hard-coding GFP_KERNEL, I believe there's no point in calling it

> +char *kstrdup(const char *s, int gfp)
> +{
> + char *buf = kmalloc(strlen(s)+1, gfp);
> + if (buf)
> + strcpy(buf, s);
> + return buf;
> +}

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