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Date:   Wed, 5 Apr 2023 16:34:31 +0300
From:   Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Cezary Rojewski <cezary.rojewski@...el.com>,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>, Jan Kara <jack@...e.com>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] lib/string_helpers et al.: Change return value of
 strreplace()

On Thu, Mar 23, 2023 at 02:37:01PM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> It's more convenient to have strreplace() to return the pointer to
>  the string itself. This will help users to make their code better.
> 
> The patch 1 kills the only user of the returned value of strreplace(),
> Patch 2 converts the return value of strreplace(). And patch 3 shows
> how it may be useful. That said, the series can be routed via fs tree,
> with or without the last patch.

Since there are no comments, who can apply this (patches 1 and 2)?
Greg, are you fine with the kobject change?

> In v2:
> - removed not anymore used variable (LKP)
> - added tag (Jan)
> - fixed wording (Kees)
> - actually return the pointer to the string itself
> 
> Andy Shevchenko (3):
>   jbd2: Avoid printing outside the boundary of the buffer
>   lib/string_helpers: Change returned value of the strreplace()
>   kobject: Use return value of strreplace()
> 
>  fs/jbd2/journal.c      |  6 ++----
>  include/linux/string.h |  2 +-
>  lib/kobject.c          |  3 +--
>  lib/string_helpers.c   | 12 ++++++++----
>  4 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

-- 
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko


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