Re: [2.6 patch] kill IN_STRING_C

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 18:10:44 EST

On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 05:57:12PM -0500, linux-os wrote:
> call strcpy
> strcpy:
> subl $8, %esp
> It clearly invents strcpy, having never been referenced in the
> source.

The asm code you sent does _not_ call a global strcpy function.
It calls an asm procedure named "strcpy" it ships itself.

BTW: You are the second person in this thread I have to explain this to...

> Cheers,
> Dick Johnson



"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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