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Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2023 11:13:02 +0200
From: Christian Gmeiner <christian.gmeiner@...il.com>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc: Justin Stitt <justinstitt@...gle.com>, Lucas Stach <l.stach@...gutronix.de>, 
	Russell King <linux+etnaviv@...linux.org.uk>, David Airlie <airlied@...il.com>, 
	Daniel Vetter <daniel@...ll.ch>, etnaviv@...ts.freedesktop.org, 
	dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, 
	linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org, Bo YU <tsu.yubo@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] drm/etnaviv: refactor deprecated strncpy

Am Fr., 6. Okt. 2023 um 22:23 Uhr schrieb Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>:
>
> On Mon, Sep 18, 2023 at 01:34:08PM +0000, Justin Stitt wrote:
> > `strncpy` is deprecated for use on NUL-terminated destination strings [1].
> >
> > We should prefer more robust and less ambiguous string interfaces.
> >
> > A suitable replacement is `strscpy_pad` due to the fact that it
> > guarantees NUL-termination on the destination buffer whilst maintaining
> > the NUL-padding behavior that strncpy provides.
>
> Friend ping. Who can pick this change up?
>

Lucas is the one who is responsible for this job.

>
> Thanks!
>
> -Kees
>
> >
> > Link: https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/deprecated.html#strncpy-on-nul-terminated-strings [1]
> > Link: https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/90
> > Cc: linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
> > Cc: Bo YU <tsu.yubo@...il.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Justin Stitt <justinstitt@...gle.com>

Reviewed-by: Christian Gmeiner <cgmeiner@...lia.com>

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