Re: String functions considered unsafe in kernel

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 21:30:01 +0000
Johannes Totz via freebsd-hackers writes:

> there are a few string (copy, formatting) functions I would consider 
> unsafe when used in kernel, in particular when used with untrusted input 
> coming from user space.

This is precisely why des_at_ and I designed at created <sys/sbuf.h>.

Use it.

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