Re: [PATCH 1/3] Add a kstrtobool function matching semantics ofexisting in kernel equivalents.
From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Mar 23 2011 - 14:47:25 EST
On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 04:37:40PM +0000, Jonathan Cameron wrote:
> > Ok, perhaps the name might need to be changed a bit, but the idea is
> > still good to have. Please try again.
> Any thoughts on what naming would work? Nothing immediately comes to mind
> which is why I ended up pinching the kstrto* naming...
usr_strtobool? I don't care :)
> or the old classic underscore prefix to 'encourage' people to check what it does
> before using it
Ick, no, that implies that no one outside of this file should call it.
Or it should be called with locks held or some such "special" thing.
Don't do that...
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