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Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2023 10:10:46 +0200
From: Marc Kleine-Budde <mkl@...gutronix.de>
To: Justin Stitt <justinstitt@...gle.com>
Cc: Wolfgang Grandegger <wg@...ndegger.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>,
	linux-can@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] can: peak_pci: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

On 05.10.2023 00:05:35, Justin Stitt wrote:
> `strncpy` is deprecated for use on NUL-terminated destination strings
> [1] and as such we should prefer more robust and less ambiguous string
> interfaces.
> 
> NUL-padding is not required since card is already zero-initialized:
> |       card = kzalloc(sizeof(*card), GFP_KERNEL);
> 
> A suitable replacement is `strscpy` [2] due to the fact that it
> guarantees NUL-termination on the destination buffer without
> unnecessarily NUL-padding.
> 
> Link: https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/deprecated.html#strncpy-on-nul-terminated-strings [1]
> Link: https://manpages.debian.org/testing/linux-manual-4.8/strscpy.9.en.html [2]
> Link: https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/90
> Cc: linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Justin Stitt <justinstitt@...gle.com>

applied to linux-can-next/testing.

regards,
Marc

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