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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/9] lib: string_helpers: provide kfree_strarray()
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On Mon, 2020-09-28 at 18:02 +0200, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 5:59 PM Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2020-09-28 at 12:41 +0200, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> > > From: Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@baylibre.com>
> > >
> > > There's a common pattern of dynamically allocating an array of char
> > > pointers and then also dynamically allocating each string in this
> > > array. Provide a helper for freeing such a string array with one call.
> >
> > Isn't this also common for things like ring buffers?
> > Why limit this to char *[]?
> >
>
> I don't want to add APIs nobody is using. What do you suggest?

Change the argument to void** and call it

void kfree_array(void **array, int count);




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