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    SubjectRe: Minor bug in lib/string.c
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    > Hi,
    >
    > I didn't know were else to send this. The Linux docs say if I'm total
    > clueless, send it here. :)
    >
    > I found a minor bug in lib/string.c, in the strncpy() function. These
    > two lines need to be added after the first while loop.
    >
    > while(count--)
    > *dest++ = '\0';
    >
    > ANSI says strncpy() needs to have the destination string null padded
    > to 'count' bytes if the source string has ended.
    >
    > Brad Proctor
    >
    > --
    > Email: <fredie@sprynet.com>
    > Home Page: "http://members.xoom.com/fredlie/"

    I don't think anyone really cares. The kernel isn't ANSI, and padding the
    string
    would just slow down the function.


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