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Date:   Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:08:00 -0800
From:   "Nicholas A. Bellinger" <nab@...ux-iscsi.org>
To:     Rasmus Villemoes <linux@...musvillemoes.dk>
Cc:     Rasmus Villemoes <rasmus.villemoes@...vas.dk>,
        linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org, target-devel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] target-core: don't use "const char*" for a buffer that
 is written to

Hi Rasmus,

Apologies for the delayed follow-up on this.

On Tue, 2017-11-21 at 01:12 +0100, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
> From: Rasmus Villemoes <rasmus.villemoes@...vas.dk>
> 
> iscsi_parse_pr_out_transport_id launders the const away via a call to
> strstr(), and then modifies the buffer (writing a nul byte) through
> the return value. It's cleaner to be honest and simply declare the
> parameter as "char*", fixing up the call chain, and allowing us to
> drop the cast in the return statement.
> 
> Amusingly, the two current callers found it necessary to cast a
> non-const pointer to a const.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@...musvillemoes.dk>
> ---
>  drivers/target/target_core_fabric_lib.c | 6 +++---
>  drivers/target/target_core_internal.h   | 2 +-
>  drivers/target/target_core_pr.c         | 4 ++--
>  3 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 

Looks fine.  Applied.

Thank you.


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