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SubjectRe: strncpy optimalisation? (lib/string.c)
> > 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.

Yes I saw that, didn't read your e-mail before I read Willy's message.

Can you please also have a look at my strlcpy patch?


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