Re: [PATCH 2/2] sunrpc/cache.h: replace simple_strtoul

From: J. Bruce Fields
Date: Thu Jul 05 2012 - 15:13:21 EST

On Thu, Jul 05, 2012 at 09:04:03PM +0200, Eldad Zack wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Jul 2012, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 05, 2012 at 01:00:26AM +0200, Eldad Zack wrote:
> > > This patch replaces the usage of simple_strtoul with kstrtoint in
> > > get_int().
> >
> > Why?
> Since the simple_str* family don't account for overflow and AFAIK
> deprecated. Also, in this specific case, the long from strtol is
> silently converted to an int by the caller.

OK, thanks. Please use that as the changelog when you resend. ("This
patch replaces..." tells me nothing I couldn't figure out from looking
at the patch.)

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