lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2003]   [Jan]   [23]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] [TRIVIAL] kstrdup
Hi!

> > Ehm?! What's confusing on strdup? Or you want to also introduce
> > kmemcpy, kmemcmp, ksprintf etc?
>
> No, as long as they don't allocate any memory.
>
> "kstrdup" makes it clear that the string is allocated by kmalloc()
> and should be freed by kfree().

As we do not have any free(), there's no possibility for confusion.

As I said, if kstrdup took GFP_XXX argument, I'd agree, but as it
hardcodes GFP_KERNEL...
Pavel
--
Casualities in World Trade Center: ~3k dead inside the building,
cryptography in U.S.A. and free speech in Czech Republic.
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:32    [W:0.108 / U:13.680 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site