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Re: [PATCH] Use memmove instead of strcpy


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Use memmove instead of strcpy
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2018 09:52:25 -0400
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On 7/7/18 1:25 AM, Bernhard M. Wiedemann wrote:
> In https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1100488
> we found that depending on the build machine, bash-4.4's bash.html would 
> contain the string Bahh instead of Bash
> 
> strcpy can cause corruption when working on overlapping strings
> so we use memmove instead that handles this case correctly

Thanks for the report.

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