[PATCH] ath10k: replace strlcpy with strscpy

Kalle Valo kvalo at kernel.org
Tue Dec 21 22:02:15 PST 2021

Jason Wang <wangborong at cdjrlc.com> wrote:

> The strlcpy should not be used because it doesn't limit the source
> length. So that it will lead some potential bugs.
> But the strscpy doesn't require reading memory from the src string
> beyond the specified "count" bytes, and since the return value is
> easier to error-check than strlcpy()'s. In addition, the implementation
> is robust to the string changing out from underneath it, unlike the
> current strlcpy() implementation.
> Thus, replace strlcpy with strscpy.
> Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <wangborong at cdjrlc.com>
> Signed-off-by: Kalle Valo <quic_kvalo at quicinc.com>

Patch applied to ath-next branch of ath.git, thanks.

9d364b828ae5 ath10k: replace strlcpy with strscpy



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