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// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
/*
 * Helper function for splitting a string into an argv-like array.
 */

#include <stdlib.h>
#include <linux/kernel.h>
#include <linux/ctype.h>
#include <linux/string.h>

static const char *skip_arg(const char *cp)
{
	while (*cp && !isspace(*cp))
		cp++;

	return cp;
}

static int count_argc(const char *str)
{
	int count = 0;

	while (*str) {
		str = skip_spaces(str);
		if (*str) {
			count++;
			str = skip_arg(str);
		}
	}

	return count;
}

/**
 * argv_free - free an argv
 * @argv - the argument vector to be freed
 *
 * Frees an argv and the strings it points to.
 */
void argv_free(char **argv)
{
	char **p;
	for (p = argv; *p; p++) {
		free(*p);
		*p = NULL;
	}

	free(argv);
}

/**
 * argv_split - split a string at whitespace, returning an argv
 * @str: the string to be split
 * @argcp: returned argument count
 *
 * Returns an array of pointers to strings which are split out from
 * @str.  This is performed by strictly splitting on white-space; no
 * quote processing is performed.  Multiple whitespace characters are
 * considered to be a single argument separator.  The returned array
 * is always NULL-terminated.  Returns NULL on memory allocation
 * failure.
 */
char **argv_split(const char *str, int *argcp)
{
	int argc = count_argc(str);
	char **argv = calloc(argc + 1, sizeof(*argv));
	char **argvp;

	if (argv == NULL)
		goto out;

	if (argcp)
		*argcp = argc;

	argvp = argv;

	while (*str) {
		str = skip_spaces(str);

		if (*str) {
			const char *p = str;
			char *t;

			str = skip_arg(str);

			t = strndup(p, str-p);
			if (t == NULL)
				goto fail;
			*argvp++ = t;
		}
	}
	*argvp = NULL;

out:
	return argv;

fail:
	argv_free(argv);
	return NULL;
}