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

From: Rasmus Villemoes
Date: Sat Aug 30 2014 - 14:11:54 EST

On Wed, Aug 27 2014, Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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.

OK, that makes everything simpler. Any objections to the first patch?
Andrew, could you take it through your tree?

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