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Subject[PATCH] linux/string.h: Introduce streq macro.
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This macro is arguably more readable than its variants:
- !strcmp(a, b)
- strcmp(a, b) == 0

Signed-off-by: Thiago Farina <tfransosi@gmail.com>
---
include/linux/string.h | 11 +++++++++++
1 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/include/linux/string.h b/include/linux/string.h
index a716ee2..15b9602 100644
--- a/include/linux/string.h
+++ b/include/linux/string.h
@@ -134,6 +134,17 @@ extern ssize_t memory_read_from_buffer(void *to, size_t count, loff_t *ppos,
const void *from, size_t available);

/**
+ * streq - Are two strings equal?
+ * @a: first string
+ * @b: second string
+ *
+ * Example:
+ * if (streq(argv[1], "--help"))
+ * printf("%s\n", "This help");
+ */
+#define streq(a, b) (strcmp((a), (b)) == 0)
+
+/**
* strstarts - does @str start with @prefix?
* @str: string to examine
* @prefix: prefix to look for.
--
1.7.5.rc2.5.g60e19


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