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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lib/string.c: make strncmp() smaller
On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 01:31:49AM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Fri, 2019-02-08 at 10:34 +0300, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:

> > - return c1 < c2 ? -1 : 1;
> > + return c1 - c2;
>
> This does change the return value for most comparisons.

It does.

> Wasn't there a specific reason for -1 and 1?

Maybe. Spec says anything positive or negative works.

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