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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] protect against buggy drivers
    On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 02:31:27PM -0400, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
    >
    > In the meantime, can we do something like:
    >
    > --- linux-2.6.8/fs/char_dev.c.orig 2004-10-08 14:24:03.838389344 -0400
    > +++ linux-2.6.8/fs/char_dev.c 2004-10-08 14:26:51.059967800 -0400
    > @@ -206,7 +206,7 @@
    >
    > cdev->owner = fops->owner;
    > cdev->ops = fops;
    > - strcpy(cdev->kobj.name, name);
    > + strncpy(cdev->kobj.name, name, KOBJ_NAME_LEN-1);
    > for (s = strchr(cdev->kobj.name, '/'); s; s = strchr(s, '/'))
    > *s = '!';

    No, that's still wrong. Use Stephen's other patch instead.

    thanks,

    greg k-h
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