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Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2023 16:46:49 -0700
From: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...el.com>
To: Justin Stitt <justinstitt@...gle.com>,
 Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
 Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>, Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...ux.intel.com>,
 x86@...nel.org, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org,
 Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] x86/tdx: replace deprecated strncpy with strtomem_pad

On 10/3/23 14:54, Justin Stitt wrote:
> Note: Ingo Molnar has some concerns about the comment being out of sync
> [1] but I believe the comment still has a place as we can still
> theoretically copy 64 bytes into our destination buffer without a
> NUL-byte. The extra information about the 65th byte being NUL may serve
> helpful to future travelers of this code. What do we think? I can drop
> the comment in a v3 if needed.

The comment looks fine to me as you've left it.  It _might_ be better to
say something like:

	Empty space in 'message.str' needs to be overwritten
	but does not need to be NULL-terminated.

But I wouldn't bother messing with it any more.

Acked-by: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@...ux.intel.com>

I'll stick this into the tdx branch tomorrow unless someone has stronger
feelings about it.

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