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SubjectRe: [PATCH] string.h: un-fortify memcpy_and_pad
On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 8:23 PM, Martin Wilck <> wrote:
> The way I'd implemented the new helper memcpy_and_pad with
> __FORTIFY_INLINE caused compiler warnings for certain kernel
> configurations.
> This helper is only used in a single place at this time, and thus
> doesn't benefit much from fortification. So simplify the code
> by dropping fortification support for now.
> Fixes: 3c5fa8cd18f8 "string.h: add memcpy_and_pad()"
> Signed-off-by: Martin Wilck <>

Looks good to me,

Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <>

I've added this to my randconfig testing tree, if you don't hear anything
from me by tomorrow, you can assume that it caused no other failures.


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