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Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2012 12:27:54 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: KRB4: fix memset in afs_cmu_StringToKey()

On 2012-07-06 12:23, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> On 07/06/2012 12:09 PM, Frank Dittrich wrote:
>> On 07/06/2012 11:56 AM, magnum wrote:
>>> Are you sure about this? How about sizeof(DES_cblock), what size is that?
>> Quite sure, sizeof(DES_cblock) is 8.
>> On 64bit, sizeof(key) == sizeof(*key) == sizeof(DES_cblock) == 8.
> May be the memset is superfluous, because further down the code, there's
> a strncpy with length 8.
> The man page says:
> If the length of src is less than n, strncpy() pads the remainder of
> dest with null bytes.
> So we should instead just remove the memset.

That I like! I committed this now and attributed it to you. I removed
both memsets.


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