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Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2023 00:30:25 +0000
To: Justin Stitt <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: mvpp2: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy


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

On Tue, 10 Oct 2023 21:24:42 +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 `irqname` to be NUL-terminated based on its use with
> of_irq_get_byname() -> of_property_match_string() wherein it is used
> with a format string and a `strcmp`:
> |       pr_debug("comparing %s with %s\n", string, p);
> |       if (strcmp(string, p) == 0)
> |               return i; /* Found it; return index */
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - net: mvpp2: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

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