Commit 8c401888 authored by Cyrill Gorcunov's avatar Cyrill Gorcunov Committed by Linus Torvalds

fs: fix name overwrite in __register_chrdev_region()

It's possible to register a chrdev with a name size exactly the same as
was allocated in structure.  It seems it was not intended behaviour.

At least chrdev_show does not like it.
Signed-off-by: default avatarCyrill Gorcunov <>
Cc: Al Viro <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent ba84be23
......@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@ __register_chrdev_region(unsigned int major, unsigned int baseminor,
cd->major = major;
cd->baseminor = baseminor;
cd->minorct = minorct;
strncpy(cd->name,name, 64);
strlcpy(cd->name, name, sizeof(cd->name));
i = major_to_index(major);
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