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SubjectRe: [PATCH 21/30] mm: Use kstrtobool() instead of strtobool()
On Tue, Nov 01, 2022 at 10:14:09PM +0100, Christophe JAILLET wrote:
> strtobool() is the same as kstrtobool().
> However, the latter is more used within the kernel.
>
> In order to remove strtobool() and slightly simplify kstrtox.h, switch to
> the other function name.
>
> While at it, include the corresponding header file (<linux/kstrtox.h>)
>
> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@wanadoo.fr>
> ---
> This patch is part of a serie that axes all usages of strtobool().
> Each patch can be applied independently from the other ones.
>
> The last patch of the serie removes the definition of strtobool().
>
> You may not be in copy of the cover letter. So, if needed, it is available
> at [1].
>
> [1]: https://lore.kernel.org/all/cover.1667336095.git.christophe.jaillet@wanadoo.fr/

This seems in keeping with the removal of the simple_*str*() helpers:
https://docs.kernel.org/process/deprecated.html#simple-strtol-simple-strtoll-simple-strtoul-simple-strtoull

Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>

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Kees Cook

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