wild use of strlcpy() broke ipv6 support

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Mar 30 21:53:21 MDT 2012

On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 08:52:09PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 06:02:06PM -0700, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> > At least for this two changes you didn't get completely the sense of
> > the strlcpy(), the idea is that if you have
> > fe80::221:ccff:fe5f:7e51%eth0 to get the number of the interface and
> > remove what is after '%'.
> > so we should in this case always truncate and ihmo it's not a problem.
> Ok - I'm boilerplate fixing all strlcpy uses. If it truncates
> then by definition it's a problem, and we shouldn't be using
> strlcpy() - we should be correctly paying attention to
> the length we really want.
> I do (vaguely :-) remember writing this code (or something
> like it). I'll take a look and fix up asap.

Ah yes - now I looked at it I did write this code originally :-).

I'll fix.


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