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Re: cvs commit: src/share/man/man9

From: Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2004 16:31:34 -0700 (PDT)

    That would probably be overkill for style.9.   The
    strncpy manual pages does talk about strlcpy.

					Matthew Dillon 

:From: "Matthew Dillon" <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
:>   Modified files:
:>     share/man/man9       style.9
:>   Log:
:>   Minor style cleanups.  Start a list of obsolete functions that should no
:>   longer be used, and add a warning about the use of unbounded string
:Hey, it wouldn't be a bad idea to also mention that strlcpy should sometimes
:be used over strncpy, would it? OpenBSD created the function because
:strncpy's security is insufficient in some cases, so I guess it wouldn't be
:a bad thing to mention that. Also, I think that it is important to mention
:what function should be used instead of the proposed LEGACY functions..
:Avoiding race conditions using mkstemp instead of mktemp is an important
:I am looking at style(9) now and from what I see it doesn't mention the
:importance of error checking either.
:Want me to submit patches for this, or do you want to change it yourself?

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