Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] ceph: don't NULL terminate virtual xattr values

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Tue Jun 25 2019 - 18:50:44 EST

On Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:54:13 -0400
Jeff Layton <jlayton@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > snprintf() to a temporary buffer, and memcpy() to the final destination.
> > These are all fairly small buffers (most are single integer values),
> > so the overhead should be minimal, right?
> >
> Yeah. I was trying to avoid having to deal with a second buffer, but
> this is not a performance-critical codepath, so maybe that's the best
> option.

Yes, this looks like the better solution than adding a new library
function for other people to (ab)use.

-- Steve