[PATCH v3 1/7] lib: string: add functions to case-convert strings

Markus Mayer mmayer at broadcom.com
Fri Jul 8 22:43:08 UTC 2016


Add a collection of generic functions to convert strings to lowercase
or uppercase.

Changing the case of a string (with or without copying it first) seems
to be a recurring requirement in the kernel that is currently being
solved by several duplicated implementations doing the same thing. This
change aims at reducing this code duplication.

The new functions are
    void strlcpytoupper(char *dst, const char *src, size_t len);
    void strlcpytolower(char *dst, const char *src, size_t len);
    void strcpytoupper(char *dst, const char *src);
    void strcpytolower(char *dst, const char *src);
    void strtoupper(char *s);
    void strtolower(char *s);

The "str[l]cpyto*" versions of the function take a destination string
and a source string as arguments. The "strlcpyto*" versions additionally
take a length argument like strlcpy() itself. Lastly, the strto*
functions take a single string argument and modify the passed-in string.

Like strlcpy(), and unlike strncpy(), the functions guarantee NULL
termination of the destination string.

Signed-off-by: Markus Mayer <mmayer at broadcom.com>
---
 include/linux/string.h | 40 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 lib/string.c           | 38 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 78 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/string.h b/include/linux/string.h
index 26b6f6a..36c9d14 100644
--- a/include/linux/string.h
+++ b/include/linux/string.h
@@ -116,6 +116,8 @@ extern void * memchr(const void *,int,__kernel_size_t);
 #endif
 void *memchr_inv(const void *s, int c, size_t n);
 char *strreplace(char *s, char old, char new);
+extern void strlcpytoupper(char *dst, const char *src, size_t len);
+extern void strlcpytolower(char *dst, const char *src, size_t len);
 
 extern void kfree_const(const void *x);
 
@@ -169,4 +171,42 @@ static inline const char *kbasename(const char *path)
 	return tail ? tail + 1 : path;
 }
 
+/**
+ * strcpytoupper - Copy string and convert to uppercase.
+ * @dst: The buffer to store the result.
+ * @src: The string to convert to uppercase.
+ */
+static inline void strcpytoupper(char *dst, const char *src)
+{
+	strlcpytoupper(dst, src, -1);
+}
+
+/**
+ * strcpytolower - Copy string and convert to lowercase.
+ * @dst: The buffer to store the result.
+ * @src: The string to convert to lowercase.
+ */
+static inline void strcpytolower(char *dst, const char *src)
+{
+	strlcpytolower(dst, src, -1);
+}
+
+/**
+ * strtoupper - Convert string to uppercase.
+ * @s: The string to operate on.
+ */
+static inline void strtoupper(char *s)
+{
+	strlcpytoupper(s, s, -1);
+}
+
+/**
+ * strtolower - Convert string to lowercase.
+ * @s: The string to operate on.
+ */
+static inline void strtolower(char *s)
+{
+	strlcpytolower(s, s, -1);
+}
+
 #endif /* _LINUX_STRING_H_ */
diff --git a/lib/string.c b/lib/string.c
index ed83562..fd8c427 100644
--- a/lib/string.c
+++ b/lib/string.c
@@ -952,3 +952,41 @@ char *strreplace(char *s, char old, char new)
 	return s;
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL(strreplace);
+
+/**
+ * strlcpytoupper - Copy a length-limited string and convert to uppercase.
+ * @dst: The buffer to store the result.
+ * @src: The string to convert to uppercase.
+ * @len: Maximum string length. May be SIZE_MAX (-1) to set no limit.
+ */
+void strlcpytoupper(char *dst, const char *src, size_t len)
+{
+	size_t i;
+
+	if (!len)
+		return;
+
+	for (i = 0; i < len && src[i]; ++i)
+		dst[i] = toupper(src[i]);
+	dst[i < len ? i : i - 1] = '\0';
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(strlcpytoupper);
+
+/**
+ * strlcpytolower - Copy a length-limited string and convert to lowercase.
+ * @dst: The buffer to store the result.
+ * @src: The string to convert to lowercase.
+ * @len: Maximum string length. May be SIZE_MAX (-1) to set no limit.
+ */
+void strlcpytolower(char *dst, const char *src, size_t len)
+{
+	size_t i;
+
+	if (!len)
+		return;
+
+	for (i = 0; i < len && src[i]; ++i)
+		dst[i] = tolower(src[i]);
+	dst[i < len ? i : i - 1] = '\0';
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(strlcpytolower);
-- 
2.7.4



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