Re: [PATCH 2/2] vsprintf: Add support for userspace strings
From: Joe Perches
Date: Sun May 10 2015 - 16:16:29 EST
On Sun, 2015-05-10 at 22:11 +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> Am 10.05.2015 um 22:09 schrieb Joe Perches:
> > On Sun, 2015-05-10 at 21:42 +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> >> Add %pL format string to print userspace strings.
> >> It works like %s but does copy_from_user() instead
> >> of a memcpy().
> > I think this would be much simpler in a new
> > function rather than complicating string()
It's your patch, I'm just commenting on it.
I'm not sure there's much value in it.
Can it can add security holes if used with %pV?
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