Re: [PATCH/RFC 2/2] lib: string: Make all calls to strnicmp into calls to strncasecmp

From: Dan Carpenter
Date: Wed Aug 27 2014 - 06:17:41 EST

On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 11:13:16AM +0200, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
> Anyway, I was also planning on sending tree-wide patches doing
> s/strnicmp/strncasecmp/, and then removing the hack from string.h, but I
> first wanted to get feedback on the first patch and maybe some guidance
> on how to properly deal with the module issue (e.g., does the kernel
> need to export a strnicmp symbol forever?).

Once we remove the in kernel users then we can remove the function.
Don't worry about out of tree modules.

dan carpenter

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