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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Repalce strncmp by memcmp
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On Mon, 2010-11-29 at 17:18 -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:

> Um, do you realize that the kernel does not always use the same memcmp
> as gcc.
>

Note, I'm not against the change, because in 99% of the cases, memcmp()
can and will be faster, and we don't need to worry about these strange
cases.

What I'm against is a blind s/strncmp/memcmp/ of the kernel, because it
may have side effects that you may not have thought of.

-- Steve




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