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From: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <darwish.07@gmail.com>
To: Dmitri Vorobiev <dmitri.vorobiev@gmail.com>
Cc: aia21@cantab.net, linux-ntfs-dev@lists.sourceforge.net,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] NTFS error messages: replace static char pointers by static char arrays
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 14:40:35 +0200
Message-ID: <20071009124035.GA4245@Ahmed> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <470AA75E.7010508@gmail.com>

On Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 01:55:42AM +0400, Dmitri Vorobiev wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The patch below contains a small code clean-up for the NTFS driver: all
> static char pointers to error message strings have been replaced by 
> static char arrays.
> 

Hi Dmitri,

Isn't the only difference between char *c = "msg" and char c[] = "msg" is 
that the first is a non-const pointer to a const char array while the second 
is a modifiable char array ?

If so, what's the point of the patch ?

Thanks,

-- 
Ahmed S. Darwish
HomePage: http://darwish.07.googlepages.com
Blog: http://darwish-07.blogspot.com

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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-10-08 21:55 Dmitri Vorobiev
2007-10-09 12:40 ` Ahmed S. Darwish [this message]
2007-10-09 18:33   ` Philipp Matthias Hahn
2007-10-09 22:03     ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-10-09 18:45   ` Dmitri Vorobiev
2007-10-13 22:00     ` Folkert van Heusden

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