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#include<string.h> actually refers to /usr/include/string.h present on
the system whereas
#include<linux/string.h> refers to
/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.35-22-generic/include/linux/string.h if
your linux kernel version is 2.6.535.22 or to corresponding kernel
directory you have targeted the compiler to.

linux/string.h contains functions optimized for kernel but I still
dont understand why does it still include string.h.

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 11:21 AM, Chandrabhanu Mahapatra
<chandrabhanu.anand@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Is it safe to use string.h functions in kernel which are mostly user
> level functions.
> What is the difference when I write
> #include<string.h>
> and
> #include<linux/string.h>
> Where does each of the above point to in the linux kernel directory?
> In Linux-3.0/include/linux/string.h I found an entry for
> #include<string.h>
> What does the above exactly mean?
> Are there string safe function present in linux as like in windows driver model?
>
> --
> Chandrabhanu Mahapatra
>



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Chandrabhanu Mahapatra
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