[PATCH] lib/decompress_unxz.c: removing all memory helper functions
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Fri May 25 13:13:50 EDT 2012
On 05/25/2012 10:05 AM, Thavatchai Makphaibulcboke wrote:
>> We could do that. But according to the comment in the original
>> implementation, there seems to be a concern regarding its performance
>> speed. If you believe all archs' memcpy would give comparable
>> performance to the memmove. then I could do that.
> Also how about the case for overlapping buffer, especially when the
> destination is at a higher address? I do not believe memcpy guarantee
> to work.
memcpy() is not guaranteed to work for any overlap; that is what
memmove() is for.
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.
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