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Re: [PATCH] look harder for MEM_REF operand equality to avoid -Wstringop-truncation (PR 84561)

On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 2:12 AM Martin Sebor <> wrote:
> The attached patch adds code to work harder to determine whether
> the destination of an assignment involving MEM_REF is the same
> as the destination of a prior strncpy call.  The included test
> case demonstrates when this situation comes up.  During ccp,
> dstbase and lhsbase returned by get_addr_base_and_unit_offset()
> end up looking like this:

"During CCP" means exactly when?  The CCP lattice tracks copies
so CCP should already know that _1 == _8.  I suppose during
substitute_and_fold then?  But that replaces uses before folding
the stmt.

So I'm confused.

>    _8 = &pb_3(D)->a;
>    _9 = _8;
>    _1 = _9;
>    strncpy (MEM_REF (&pb_3(D)->a), ...);
>    MEM[(struct S *)_1].a[n_7] = 0;
> so the loops follow the simple assignments until we get at
> the ADDR_EXPR assigned to _8 which is the same as the strncpy
> destination.
> Tested on x86_64-linux.
> Martin

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