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SubjectRe: generic strncpy - off-by-one error
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On Wed, 2003-08-13 at 00:24, Bernd Petrovitsch wrote:

>I don't see any problem with this code, and if we don't need to
>NULL-pad the dest string, we do not have to. It is not in the
>definition of strncpy().

Wrong: http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/007908799/xsh/strncpy.html

Bernd

Hello,
Thanks for pointing that out to me. However, I don't think the kernel
strncpy implementation is exactly the same as that of Standard C lib
implementation. Iwas just looking at it from the kernel code context.
There's a point in doing it the "kernel" way, to save precious CPU
cycles from being wasted otherwise.

Regards,
Anthony Dominic Truong.



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