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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] remove all uses of printf's %n
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On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 9:23 PM, Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-09-20 at 13:09 +0900, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
>> Hello.
>
> Tetsuo-san:
>
>> We are discussing about removal of %n support from vsnprintf() at
>> https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/9/16/52 , and you are using %n in seq_printf().
>
> Well, I'm not using (mere alcohol isn't using, right?)
> but I still have the same question for Al.
>
> Are there any races here?

All the call sites I examined were linear. FWIW, I didn't see any races.

-Kees

>
>> I posted https://lkml.org/lkml/diff/2013/9/19/53/1 which introduces
>> seq_setwidth() / seq_pad() which can avoid use of %n in seq_printf().
>
> I still think adding last_len, last_rtn
> is sensible.
>
>



--
Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security


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