[PATCH] staging: lustre: lustre: libcfs: debug.c: Cleaning up unnecessary use of memset in conjunction with strncpy

Rickard Strandqvist rickard_strandqvist at spectrumdigital.se
Tue Oct 14 21:34:37 UTC 2014


2014-09-19 0:39 GMT+02:00 Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter at oracle.com>:
> On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 09:57:17PM +0200, Rickard Strandqvist wrote:
>>
>> Should I add this as a patch in lib/string.c or email him first.. What
>> is customary in these situations?
>>
>
> Just write up a normal patch and try to merge it through the normal
> methods.
>
> It's not that controversial to do:
>
>         strncpy(dest, src, n);
>         dest[n] = '\0';
>
> That's what we have been open coding all over the place anyway already.


Hi Dan!

I have tried the function strzcpy that we talk about, but it has not
happened anything:-(

Is there anything else I can do?


Kind regards
Rickard Strandqvist


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