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SubjectRe: [TRIVIAL] strlen("literal string") -> (sizeof("literal string")-1)
On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 09:39:14AM -0600, Thunder from the hill wrote:

> > #define strlen(x) \
> > (__builtin_constant_p(x) && sizeof(x) != sizeof(char *)
> > ? (sizeof(x) - 1) : __strlen(x))
>
> I must say that doesn't make the code any cleaner, which leads to it being
> not as clean as Keith suggested. It was a code cleanup, not a code messup.

Sure the macro is fugly, but the code that uses it becomes
cleaner which was the whole point here.

Dave

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