[PATCH RFC 2/3] powerpc/ps3: refactor strncpy usage attempt 2

Kees Cook keescook at chromium.org
Tue Aug 15 09:13:55 AEST 2023

On Fri, Aug 11, 2023 at 09:19:20PM +0000, Justin Stitt wrote:
> This approach tries to use `make_field` inside of `make_first_field`.
> This comes with some weird implementation as to get the same result we
> need to first subtract `index` from the `make_field` result whilst being
> careful with order of operations. We then have to add index back.

I think for readability, it's better to avoid the function composition.
The index subtraction undoes the earlier addition -- I say just leave it

i.e. I like option 1 of 3 the best.


Kees Cook

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