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Date:	Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:23:14 -0700
From:	Andrew Morton <>
To:	Kees Cook <>
Cc:	LKML <>,
	Paul Wise <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>, Rik van Riel <>,
	David Rientjes <>,
	Aaron Tomlin <>,
	Dario Faggioli <>,
	Andi Kleen <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Jens Axboe <>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sysctl: terminate strings also on \r

On Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:39:09 -0700 Kees Cook <> wrote:

> > I wonder if the chances of damage would be lower if we were to continue
> > to accept the \r, but turn it into something else ("\r"?) when it is
> > read.
> I think that would complicate things more than help them.


> If there's a
> legit use of \r, I'll let Paul Wise debate how to proceed. :)

I don't know who Paul is.  Please take this seriously; we don't want to
have to revert this after breaking a bunch of people's setups.

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