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SubjectRe: [git pull] vfs.git misc stuff
On Sat, Feb 27, 2021 at 08:21:55AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 10:00 PM Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> >
> > Al Viro (3):
> > 9p: fix misuse of sscanf() in v9fs_stat2inode()
>
> Hmm. Technically this changes some of the rules. It used to check that
> i tall fit in 32 bytes. Now there could be arbitrary spaces in there
> that pushes it over the limit.
>
> I don't think we care, but..

I doubt that something was sending "HARDLINKCOUNT 123"
*and* relying upon the truncation to have that parsed as 1 rather than 123...

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