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Date:   Wed, 11 Aug 2021 11:38:14 +0200
From:   Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
To:     Len Baker <len.baker@....com>
Cc:     Andy Gross <agross@...nel.org>,
        Bjorn Andersson <bjorn.andersson@...aro.org>,
        Magnus Damm <magnus.damm@...il.com>,
        Santosh Shilimkar <ssantosh@...nel.org>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        David Laight <David.Laight@...lab.com>,
        Robin Murphy <robin.murphy@....com>,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-arm-msm <linux-arm-msm@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux-Renesas <linux-renesas-soc@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux ARM <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 2/3] drivers/soc/renesas: Prefer memcpy over strcpy

On Sun, Aug 8, 2021 at 4:50 PM Len Baker <len.baker@....com> wrote:
> strcpy() performs no bounds checking on the destination buffer. This
> could result in linear overflows beyond the end of the buffer, leading
> to all kinds of misbehaviors. So, use memcpy() as a safe replacement.
>
> This is a previous step in the path to remove the strcpy() function
> entirely from the kernel.
>
> Signed-off-by: Len Baker <len.baker@....com>

Reviewed-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@...der.be>
i.e. will queue in renesas-devel for v5.15.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

-- 
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@...ux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

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