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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2020-12-29 15:14:31 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2020-12-29 15:36:49 -0800
commit5dbdb2d87c294401a22e6a6002f08ebc9fbea38b (patch)
treeedf57809079633ee9522eec5a268e0ac39d3fe64
parent3a176b94609a18f5f8bac7ddbf8923bd737262db (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-5dbdb2d87c294401a22e6a6002f08ebc9fbea38b.tar.gz
checkpatch: prefer strscpy to strlcpy
Prefer strscpy over the deprecated strlcpy function. Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/19fe91084890e2c16fe56f960de6c570a93fa99b.camel@perches.com Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Requested-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rwxr-xr-xscripts/checkpatch.pl6
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 00085308ed9d..92e888ed939f 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -6646,6 +6646,12 @@ sub process {
# }
# }
+# strlcpy uses that should likely be strscpy
+ if ($line =~ /\bstrlcpy\s*\(/) {
+ WARN("STRLCPY",
+ "Prefer strscpy over strlcpy - see: https://lore.kernel.org/r/CAHk-=wgfRnXz0W3D37d01q3JFkr_i_uTL=V6A6G1oUZcprmknw\@mail.gmail.com/\n" . $herecurr);
+ }
+
# typecasts on min/max could be min_t/max_t
if ($perl_version_ok &&
defined $stat &&