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Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2023 17:03:52 -0400
From: "Martin K. Petersen" <>
To: Sathya Prakash <>,
        Sreekanth Reddy <>,
        Suganath Prabu Subramani <>,
        Justin Stitt <>
Cc: "Martin K . Petersen" <>,,,,,
        Kees Cook <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] scsi: message: fusion: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

On Tue, 03 Oct 2023 22:15:45 +0000, 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.
> The only caller of mptsas_exp_repmanufacture_info() is
> mptsas_probe_one_phy() which can allocate rphy in either
> sas_end_device_alloc() or sas_expander_alloc(). Both of which
> zero-allocate:
> |       rdev = kzalloc(sizeof(*rdev), GFP_KERNEL);
> ... this is supplied to mptsas_exp_repmanufacture_info() as edev meaning
> that no future NUL-padding of edev members is needed.
> [...]

Applied to 6.7/scsi-queue, thanks!

[1/1] scsi: message: fusion: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

Martin K. Petersen	Oracle Linux Engineering

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