Commit 8e2b7056 authored by Neil Horman's avatar Neil Horman Committed by Linus Torvalds

argv_split: allow argv_split to handle NULL pointer in argcp parameter gracefully

It would be nice if the argv_split library function could gracefully handle
a NULL pointer in the argcp parameter, so as to allow functions using it
that did not care about the value of argc to not have to declare a useless
variable.  This patch accomplishes that.  Tested by me, with successful
Signed-off-by: default avatarNeil Horman <>
Acked-by: default avatarJeremy Fitzhardinge <>
Cc: Satyam Sharma <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 2a9807c0
......@@ -75,7 +75,9 @@ char **argv_split(gfp_t gfp, const char *str, int *argcp)
if (argv == NULL)
goto out;
*argcp = argc;
if (argcp)
*argcp = argc;
argvp = argv;
while (*str) {
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