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From: Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@gmail.com>
To: Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@fb.com>
Cc: bpf <bpf@vger.kernel.org>,
	Network Development <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <ast@fb.com>,
	Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>,
	Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@gmail.com>,
	Kernel Team <kernel-team@fb.com>,
	Magnus Karlsson <magnus.karlsson@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 bpf] libbpf: silence GCC8 warning about string truncation
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 10:14:59 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAADnVQKeWVZNVTGCfpn=-hOvkwbStxb14hNANi5O_eet5MuU2A@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190724214753.1816451-1-andriin@fb.com>

On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 10:46 PM Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@fb.com> wrote:
> Despite a proper NULL-termination after strncpy(..., ..., IFNAMSIZ - 1),
> GCC8 still complains about *expected* string truncation:
>   xsk.c:330:2: error: 'strncpy' output may be truncated copying 15 bytes
>   from a string of length 15 [-Werror=stringop-truncation]
>     strncpy(ifr.ifr_name, xsk->ifname, IFNAMSIZ - 1);
> This patch gets rid of the issue altogether by using memcpy instead.
> There is no performance regression, as strncpy will still copy and fill
> all of the bytes anyway.
> v1->v2:
> - rebase against bpf tree.
> Cc: Magnus Karlsson <magnus.karlsson@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@fb.com>
> Acked-by: Magnus Karlsson <magnus.karlsson@intel.com>
> Acked-by: Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com>

Applied. Thanks

      reply	other threads:[~2019-07-25 17:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-24 21:47 [PATCH v2 bpf] libbpf: silence GCC8 warning about string truncation Andrii Nakryiko
2019-07-25 17:14 ` Alexei Starovoitov [this message]

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