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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: test11-pre5
On Tue, 14 Nov 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Wed, 15 Nov 2000, Dan Aloni wrote:
> >
> > summery: shouldn't be NULL, or we get oops
> Note that these days "name" is not a pointer at all, but an array, and as
> such cannot be NULL any more. Not initializing it will just cause it to be
> empty (ie is the same as initializing it to "").

Agreed. BTW, after grepping for IFNAMSIZ references I've noticed some
architectures (sparc64, mips64) define IFNAMSIZ for themsleves, for
example, arch/sparc64/kernel/ioctl32.c, which defines it to 16, the
same include/linux/if.h does. But if they are not the same?

Dan Aloni

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