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From: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
To: Roel Kluin <12o3l@tiscali.nl>
Cc: elf@buici.com,
	Linux-arm <linux-arm-kernel@lists.arm.linux.org.uk>,
	lkml <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] locomo.c: convert strncpy(x, y, sizeof(x)) to strlcpy
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 13:44:59 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <47D065DB.7070708@zytor.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47CFECCB.7050909@tiscali.nl>

Roel Kluin wrote:
> This patch was not yet tested. Please confirm it's right.
> ---
> strncpy does not append '\0' if the length of the source string equals
> the size parameter, strlcpy does.
> 

Are you sure it's safe to not zero out the contents of the buffer (no 
information leak)?

	-hpa

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-06 21:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-06 13:08 Roel Kluin
2008-03-06 21:44 ` H. Peter Anvin [this message]
2008-03-06 23:35   ` Roel Kluin
2008-03-07  1:51     ` David Wagner

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