Re: [PATCH 2/2] use the TASK_COMM_LEN macro instead ofsizeof(tsk->comm)

From: Alan Cox
Date: Sun Jun 14 2009 - 19:13:02 EST

On Sun, 14 Jun 2009 18:57:48 +0200
Evgeni Golov <sargentd@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> sizeof(tsk->comm) == TASK_COMM_LEN, always, so why not use it?

Because if the size ever changes the existing code will remain correct
and your changes will become a dangerous buffer overrun ?

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