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Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2023 14:18:52 -0700
From: Kees Cook <>
To: Alasdair Kergon <>,
	Mike Snitzer <>,,
	Justin Stitt <>
Cc: Kees Cook <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] dm log userspace: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

On Mon, 25 Sep 2023 07:06:03 +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.
> `lc` is already zero-allocated:
> |       lc = kzalloc(sizeof(*lc), GFP_KERNEL);
> ... as such, any future NUL-padding is superfluous.
> [...]

Applied to for-next/hardening, thanks!

[1/1] dm log userspace: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

Take care,

Kees Cook

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