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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86_64 built-in command line
    Matt Mackall wrote:
    > On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 12:17:00AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
    >> On Monday 31 July 2006 22:41, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >>> Andi Kleen wrote:
    >>>>
    >>>>> +#ifdef CONFIG_CMDLINE_BOOL
    >>>>> + strlcpy(saved_command_line, CONFIG_CMDLINE, COMMAND_LINE_SIZE);
    >>>>> +#endif
    >>>> I think I would prefer a strcat.
    >>>>
    >>>> Also you should describe the exact behaviour (override/append) in Kconfig help.
    >>>>
    >>> In the i386 thread, Matt described having a firmware bootloader which
    >>> passes bogus parameters. For that case, it would make sense to have a
    >>> non-default CONFIG option to have override rather than conjoined (and I
    >>> maintain that the built-in command line should be prepended.)
    >> Is that boot loader common? What's its name?
    >> If not I would prefer that he keeps the one liner patch to deal
    >> with that private.
    >>
    >> For generic semantics strcat (or possible prepend) is probably better.
    >
    > No, it doesn't work for numerous kernel options that can't be negated.
    >

    How about we fix the real problem, then?

    -hpa
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