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Date:   Mon, 21 Jun 2021 22:00:03 +0000
To:     Kees Cook <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ibmvnic: Use strscpy() instead of strncpy()


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

On Mon, 21 Jun 2021 14:35:09 -0700 you wrote:
> Since these strings are expected to be NUL-terminated and the buffers
> are exactly sized (in vnic_client_data_len()) with no padding, strncpy()
> can be safely replaced with strscpy() here, as strncpy() on
> NUL-terminated string is considered deprecated[1]. This has the
> side-effect of silencing a -Warray-bounds warning due to the compiler
> being confused about the vlcd incrementing:
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - ibmvnic: Use strscpy() instead of strncpy()

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