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SubjectRe: [PATCH] iwlwifi: mvm: make debugfs write() operations write up to count bytes
On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 08:19:12AM +0000, Berg, Johannes wrote:
> > Some debugfs write() operations of the MVM Firmware will ignore the count
> > argument, and will copy more bytes than what was specified.
> > Fix this by getting the right count of bytes.
> >
> > This will also honor restrictions put on the number of bytes to write.
>
> That makes some sense.
And avoid strncmp() on garbage data.

> > To be consitant this patch also switches the initializer from 'char buf[x] = {}' to
> > the explicit memset() as it is done in other places of the same file.
>
> I'd rather this (a) be done in a separate patch, and (b) the other way around, switch everything to C99.
Ok

> > Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
>
> That doesn't really make sense for the debugfs interface.
Ok

> > + memset(buf, 0, sizeof(buf));
> > + if (count > sizeof(buf) - 1)
> > + count = sizeof(buf) - 1;
>
> Why -1? And why not use min()/min_t()?
Yes -1 to be sure that the processed string is null terminated

Ok will use min_t


Will send a second version, Thanks!

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