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Date:   Sat, 07 Aug 2021 08:17:39 -0700
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     Len Baker <len.baker@....com>, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     "Russell King (Oracle)" <linux@...linux.org.uk>,
        Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@...il.com>,
        Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>,
        Uwe Kleine-K├Ânig 
        <u.kleine-koenig@...gutronix.de>, linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-input@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers/input: Remove all strcpy() uses in favor of
 strscpy()

On Sat, 2021-08-07 at 16:02 +0200, Len Baker wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 01, 2021 at 09:44:33AM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
[]
> > One thing is clear: replacing strlcpy() with strscpy() is probably the
> > easiest and best first step to cleaning up the proliferation of str*()
> > functions.
> 
> Thanks for all this info. I will work on it (clean up the proliferation
> of str*() functions).

btw:

It's not possible to sed as the return value is different,
but here is a cocci script that converts strlcpy to strscpy
when the return value is unused.

    @@
    expression e1, e2, e3;
    @@
    
    -       strlcpy(
    +       strscpy(
            e1, e2, e3);

This cocci script was used on sound/ awhile back.
see commit 75b1a8f9d62e.


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