mm/zswap: switch from strlcpy to strscpy
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Commit 79cd420248c776005d534416bfc9b04696e6c729
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  • mm/zswap: switch from strlcpy to strscpy
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Zhiyuan Dai Feb. 25, 2021, 4:39 a.m. UTC
strlcpy is marked as deprecated in Documentation/process/deprecated.rst,
and there is no functional difference when the caller expects truncation
(when not checking the return value). strscpy is relatively better as it
also avoids scanning the whole source string.

Signed-off-by: Zhiyuan Dai <>
 mm/zswap.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/mm/zswap.c b/mm/zswap.c
index 182f6ad..3a92d0b 100644
--- a/mm/zswap.c
+++ b/mm/zswap.c
@@ -614,7 +614,7 @@  static struct zswap_pool *zswap_pool_create(char *type, char *compressor)
 	pr_debug("using %s zpool\n", zpool_get_type(pool->zpool));
-	strlcpy(pool->tfm_name, compressor, sizeof(pool->tfm_name));
+	strscpy(pool->tfm_name, compressor, sizeof(pool->tfm_name));
 	pool->acomp_ctx = alloc_percpu(*pool->acomp_ctx);
 	if (!pool->acomp_ctx) {