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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:
>>>>> + 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?

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