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Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2023 21:54:14 -0500
From: "Martin K. Petersen" <>
To: Adam Radford <>,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <>,
        Justin Stitt <>
Cc: "Martin K . Petersen" <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scsi: 3w-sas: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

On Mon, 23 Oct 2023 19:50:57 +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.
> This pattern of strncpy(dest, src, strlen(src)) is extremely bug-prone.
> This pattern basically never results in NUL-terminated destination
> strings unless `dest` was zero-initialized. The current implementation
> may be accidentally correct as tw_dev is zero-allocated via:
> [...]

Applied to 6.8/scsi-queue, thanks!

[1/1] scsi: 3w-sas: replace deprecated strncpy with strscpy

Martin K. Petersen	Oracle Linux Engineering

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