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SubjectRe: [patch] eicon: make buffer larger
On Wed, 6 Oct 2010, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 06, 2010 at 10:44:47AM +0200, Armin Schindler wrote:
>>> 927 strcpy (clients[id].drvName, tmp);
>>> 928 strcpy (clients[id].Dbg.drvName, tmp);
>>> ^
>>> this buffer is only 16 chars
>> Now I understand. You are right. So the fix would be to change these
>> strcpy() to e.g. strncpy() or similar.
> We need more than 16 characters to store the information. What is the
> problem with just making the buffer larger?

The larger buffer is not really needed. Later versions of the driver will
use the strcpy/memcpy with checked size anyway.
I just want to avoid a change in the debug structure which is used in more than one module/tool.

But it shouldn't be a real problem.


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