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Date:   Fri, 23 Sep 2022 21:24:59 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
To:     Akira Yokosawa <>
Cc:     Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>,,,, Jonathan Corbet <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] string: Rewrite and add more kern-doc for the str*()

On Sat, Sep 24, 2022 at 11:31:16AM +0900, Akira Yokosawa wrote:
> Hi Kees,
> On Wed, 21 Sep 2022 23:28:17 -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> > While there were varying degrees of kern-doc for various str*()-family
> > functions, many needed updating and clarification, or to just be
> > entirely written. Update (and relocate) existing kern-doc and add missing
> > functions, sadly shaking my head at how many times I have written "Do
> > not use this function". Include the results in the core kernel API doc.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>
> > ---
> > Follow up to
> > Note that this is on top of my recent fortify-string.h series:
> >
> I wanted to test this change, but I've not able to find a good commit
> where the fortify-string.h series and this one can be applied cleanly.
> Would you mind creating a topic branch somewhere on your git tree
> and sharing it?

Sure! It's part of my devel/hardening branch:

Thanks for taking a look!

Kees Cook

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