Re: [PATCH v9 2/8] x86/boot: Copy kstrtoull() to compressed period

From: Chao Fan
Date: Thu Oct 18 2018 - 02:09:33 EST

On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 02:01:28PM +0800, Baoquan He wrote:
>On 10/18/18 at 01:51pm, Chao Fan wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 12:03:38PM +0800, Baoquan He wrote:
>> >On 10/17/18 at 06:20pm, Chao Fan wrote:
>> >> Copy kstrtoull() to 'compressed' directory so that
>> >> we can use it to change the address in cmdline from
>> >> string to unsigned long long.
>> >
>> >So you don't like simple_strtoull() in arch/x86/boot/string.c which has
>> >been used in boot/compressed/kaslr.c . Why? Are you going to clean up
>> >simple_strtoull()?
>> Boris told me use the new function in old version's review.
>> Both work well for me.
>OK, then maybe you can clear simple_strtoull() out in a separate patch
>since you have introduced a new one. Or after this patchset.

Yes, after this patchset, some cleanup will be needed.

Chao Fan