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Date:   Tue, 10 Aug 2021 08:02:17 -0700
From:   Joe Perches <>
To:     Robert Richter <>
Cc:     Len Baker <>, Borislav Petkov <>,
        Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>,
        Tony Luck <>,
        James Morse <>,
        Kees Cook <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] drivers/edac/edac_mc: Remove all strcpy() uses

On Tue, 2021-08-10 at 16:36 +0200, Robert Richter wrote:
> On 09.08.21 10:18:58, Joe Perches wrote:
> > strscpy and scnprintf have different return values and it's simpler
> > and much more common to use scnprintf for appended strings that are
> > limited to a specific buffer length.
> Calculating the bytes written from the return value is a oneliner.

Not really.
You still have to test for strscpy's possible return of -E2BIG.

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