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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 09/11] gpiolib: provide a dedicated function for setting lineinfo
On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 3:45 PM Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl@bgdev.pl> wrote:
> czw., 5 gru 2019 o 11:21 Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com> napisał(a):
> > On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 11:28 AM Bartosz Golaszewski
> > <bgolaszewski@baylibre.com> wrote:
> > > śr., 4 gru 2019 o 23:30 Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com> napisał(a):
> > > > On Wed, Dec 4, 2019 at 6:02 PM Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl@bgdev.pl> wrote:

> > > > > + if (desc->name) {
> > > > > + strncpy(info->name, desc->name, sizeof(info->name));
> > > > > + info->name[sizeof(info->name) - 1] = '\0';
> > > > > + } else {
> > > > > + info->name[0] = '\0';
> > > > > + }
> > > > > +
> > > > > + if (desc->label) {
> > > > > + strncpy(info->consumer, desc->label, sizeof(info->consumer));
> > > > > + info->consumer[sizeof(info->consumer) - 1] = '\0';
> > > > > + } else {
> > > > > + info->consumer[0] = '\0';
> > > > > + }
> > > >
> > > > I think we have to fix GCC warnings first and then do whatever this patch does.
> > > >
> > >
> > > What GCC warnings are you referring to exactly?
> >
> > stncpy() against partial string without NUL-terminator.
> >
> > So, if desc->label is longer than info->consumer, it will be copied
> > partially. I don't check if the modern GCC clever enough to see the
> > next operation which does the termination.
> >
>
> I'm not sure I get it. What warnings does it produce and in what
> environment?

Some kind of
warning: ‘strncpy’ specified bound 16 equals destination size
[-Wstringop-truncation]

> I don't see any.

Good, I just checked and see none as well. It means GCC understands
that strncpy() is followed by guaranteed NUL-termination.

> If you want it simpler - we can do `snprintf(info->consumer,
> sizeof(info->consumer), desc->label ?: "")`.

It makes sense only in above context.

--
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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