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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] vsprintf: Add support for userspace strings
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On Sun, 2015-05-10 at 22:11 +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> Am 10.05.2015 um 22:09 schrieb Joe Perches:
> > On Sun, 2015-05-10 at 21:42 +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> >> Add %pL format string to print userspace strings.
> >> It works like %s but does copy_from_user() instead
> >> of a memcpy().
> >
> > I think this would be much simpler in a new
> > function rather than complicating string()
>
> -ENOPATCH.

It's your patch, I'm just commenting on it.

I'm not sure there's much value in it.

Can it can add security holes if used with %pV?





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