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SubjectRe: [PATCH next v2 1/2] printk: avoid and/or handle record truncation
On 2020-09-30, Petr Mladek <> wrote:
> Anyway, I see hardcoded limit more like a hack. It limits something
> somewhere so that some other code somewhere else is safe to use.
> And printk.c is really bad from this point. It sometimes does not
> check for overflow because it "knows" that the buffers are big
> enough. But it is error prone code, especially when there are more
> limits defined (pure text, prefix, extended prefix). And it
> will be worse if we allow to add more optional information
> into the prefix.

So should I post a v3 where the checks are added? Or should I add
comments where checks would be, explaining why the checks are not

John Ogness

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