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Re: [PATCH] Fix thinko in mips/mips64 sys_sysmips

To: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix thinko in mips/mips64 sys_sysmips
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 06:24:42 +0200
Cc: Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo@conectiva.com.br>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 10:37:55AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:

> This has already been fixed in Linus' tree. Here's hoping it gets into
> 2.4 sometime soon. Note in the patch that "node" is the userspace
> pointer and "nodename" is the string where "node" was
> strncpy_from_user()'d to.
> 
> So it really should be using "nodename".

Thanks, applied.

This function being an afaik unused stoneage compatibility function is
a candidate to die anyway ...

  Ralf

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