[Cbe-oss-dev] [PATCH] powerpc: allow PHBs anywhere in the device tree

Olof Johansson olof at lixom.net
Wed Sep 13 07:44:43 EST 2006

On Tue, 12 Sep 2006 23:16:21 +0200 Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:

> On Tuesday 12 September 2006 21:54, Olof Johansson wrote:
> > !strcasecmp(...) instead?
> I do that normally for functions that return either a truth value
> or a pointer to an object that may be NULL, whereas strcasecmp
> returns a numerical value that I'm checking for a specific result.
> This is also consistant with how it is used elsewhere in the file.


> > Do they ever exist in non-lowercase versions? Old code just did
> > strcmp().
> I took that from device_is_compatible(), which also does
> strncasecmp, so I assumed that was done for a reason.

I think it might be because compatible is by tradition less specific. I
was also mostly looking at the patch, not the rest of the file. Either
is fine with me though, I just wanted to bring it up.


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