Subject: Re: strl{cpy,cat} into libkern
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/15/2003 00:42:59
>>>>> On Thu, 15 May 2003 00:33:58 +0900,
	Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <> said:

> 	is it ok if i introduce strl{cpy,cat} into libkern?  strcpy -> strlcpy
> 	rewrite will be next.

Is there any insecure usage of str{cpy,cat} in kernel?
If so, it should be OK.

But I don't think it's right thing to blindly rewrite str{cpy,cat} to
strl{cpy,cat}, because there are many cases that completely secure
usage of str{cpy,cat}.