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SubjectRe: strncpy optimalisation? (lib/string.c)
Folkert van Heusden wrote:
> This one (tested in test-code seperate from kernel) works:

No it doesn't!

strncpy() guarantees that the entire destination buffer is written to.
If you call
strncpy(dest, "foo", 10000)
then you MUST write to 10000 bytes of memory, or your strncpy() is buggy.

Your patches basically turn strncpy() into strlcpy(). Don't do that.
They're separate functions for a reason.

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