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SubjectRe: [v2] lib/string: add memrchr function
On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 02:54:43AM +0800, Xiang Xiao wrote:
> Here is the detailed description for memrchr:
>
> void *memrchr(const void *s, int c, size_t n);
>
> The memrchr() function is like the memchr() function, except
> that it searches backward from the end of the n bytes pointed
> to by s instead of forward from the beginning.
>
> The memrchr() functions return a pointer to the matching byte
> or NULL if the character does not occur in the given memory
> area.
>
> Signed-off-by: Xiang Xiao <xiaoxiang@xiaomi.com>
> ---
> include/linux/string.h | 1 +
> lib/string.c | 21 +++++++++++++++++++++
> 2 files changed, 22 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/string.h b/include/linux/string.h
> index 7927b87..f380f4b 100644
> --- a/include/linux/string.h
> +++ b/include/linux/string.h
> @@ -167,6 +167,7 @@ static inline void memcpy_flushcache(void *dst, const void *src, size_t cnt)
> memcpy(dst, src, cnt);
> }
> #endif
> +void *memrchr(const void *s, int c, size_t n);
> void *memchr_inv(const void *s, int c, size_t n);
> char *strreplace(char *s, char old, char new);

Also, if you really need this, why not also provide the arch-specific
versions as well?

thanks,

greg k-h

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