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Date:	Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:34:37 +0200
From:	Rickard Strandqvist <>
To:	Dan Carpenter <>
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	Peng Tao <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: lustre: lustre: libcfs: debug.c: Cleaning up
 unnecessary use of memset in conjunction with strncpy

2014-09-19 0:39 GMT+02:00 Dan Carpenter <>:
> On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 09:57:17PM +0200, Rickard Strandqvist wrote:
>> Should I add this as a patch in lib/string.c or email him first.. What
>> is customary in these situations?
> Just write up a normal patch and try to merge it through the normal
> methods.
> It's not that controversial to do:
>         strncpy(dest, src, n);
>         dest[n] = '\0';
> That's what we have been open coding all over the place anyway already.

Hi Dan!

I have tried the function strzcpy that we talk about, but it has not
happened anything:-(

Is there anything else I can do?

Kind regards
Rickard Strandqvist
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