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Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2023 02:50:25 +0000
To: Justin Stitt <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] cavium/liquidio: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy


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

On Thu, 05 Oct 2023 22:52:34 +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 `app_name` to be NUL-terminated:
> 	dev_info(&oct->pci_dev->dev,
> 		 "Running %s (%llu Hz)\n",
> 		 app_name, CVM_CAST64(cs->corefreq));
> ... and it seems NUL-padding is not required, let's opt for strscpy().
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - cavium/liquidio: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

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