Re: [PATCH] tools: perf: util: parse-events.c: Cleaning up missing null-terminate after strncpy call

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Wed Jun 04 2014 - 18:31:40 EST

On Thu, Jun 05, 2014 at 12:23:55AM +0200, Rickard Strandqvist wrote:
> Hi
> A little embarrassing, but I actually did not know that there was a
> better replacement for strncpy.

This works for perf, but not in general because standard glibc
does not have strlcpy. snprintf works always.

In practice if you could tolerate strncpy always zeroing
the complete string before you can also tolerate snprintf.

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