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Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2023 23:00:25 +0000
To: Justin Stitt <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: atheros: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy


This patch was applied to netdev/net-next.git (main)
by Jakub Kicinski <>:

On Thu, 05 Oct 2023 01:29:45 +0000 you 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.
> We expect netdev->name to be NUL-terminated based on its use with format
> strings and dev_info():
> |     dev_info(&adapter->pdev->dev,
> |             "%s link is up %d Mbps %s\n",
> |             netdev->name, adapter->link_speed,
> |             adapter->link_duplex == FULL_DUPLEX ?
> |             "full duplex" : "half duplex");
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - net: atheros: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

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