Re: [PATCH] clean up scary strncpy(dst, src, strlen(src)) uses

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Thu Jun 06 2013 - 03:08:56 EST

On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 1:48 AM, Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> - strncpy(containerpath, optarg, strlen(optarg) + 1);
>> + strlcpy(containerpath, optarg, sizeof(containerpath));
>> break;
>> case 'w':
>> logfile = strdup(optarg);
> Documentation/accounting/getdelays.c:26:24: fatal error: bsd/string.h: No such file or directory

sudo apt-get install libbsd-dev

strlcpy() is available almost everywhere, except in glibc, cfr.



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