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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] staging: octeon: convert all uses of strlcpy to strscpy in ethernet-mdio.c
On Sun, Feb 07, 2021 at 03:03:02PM +0000, Phillip Potter wrote:
> Convert three calls to strlcpy inside the cvm_oct_get_drvinfo function
> to strscpy calls. As return values were not checked for these three
> calls before, change should be safe as functionality is equivalent.
>
> Signed-off-by: Phillip Potter <phil@philpotter.co.uk>
> ---
> drivers/staging/octeon/ethernet-mdio.c | 6 +++---
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/octeon/ethernet-mdio.c b/drivers/staging/octeon/ethernet-mdio.c
> index b0fd083a5bf2..b3049108edc4 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/octeon/ethernet-mdio.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/octeon/ethernet-mdio.c
> @@ -21,9 +21,9 @@
> static void cvm_oct_get_drvinfo(struct net_device *dev,
> struct ethtool_drvinfo *info)
> {
> - strlcpy(info->driver, KBUILD_MODNAME, sizeof(info->driver));
> - strlcpy(info->version, UTS_RELEASE, sizeof(info->version));
> - strlcpy(info->bus_info, "Builtin", sizeof(info->bus_info));
> + strscpy(info->driver, KBUILD_MODNAME, sizeof(info->driver));
> + strscpy(info->version, UTS_RELEASE, sizeof(info->version));
> + strscpy(info->bus_info, "Builtin", sizeof(info->bus_info));
> }
>
> static int cvm_oct_nway_reset(struct net_device *dev)
> --
> 2.29.2


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