Re: [PATCH] dpaa2-eth: Replace strlcpy with strscpy

From: patchwork-bot+netdevbpf
Date: Tue Aug 31 2021 - 07:10:14 EST


This patch was applied to netdev/net-next.git (refs/heads/master):

On Mon, 30 Aug 2021 21:05:31 +0800 you wrote:
> The strlcpy should not be used because it doesn't limit the source
> length. As linus says, it's a completely useless function if you
> can't implicitly trust the source string - but that is almost always
> why people think they should use it! All in all the BSD function
> will lead some potential bugs.
> But the strscpy doesn't require reading memory from the src string
> beyond the specified "count" bytes, and since the return value is
> easier to error-check than strlcpy()'s. In addition, the implementation
> is robust to the string changing out from underneath it, unlike the
> current strlcpy() implementation.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
- dpaa2-eth: Replace strlcpy with strscpy

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