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Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2013 11:13:42 +0200
From: Ingo Molnar <>
To: Kees Cook <>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <>,,,,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	David Woodhouse <>,
	Jiri Kosina <>, Olaf Hering <>,
	Yinghai Lu <>,
	Matt Fleming <>,
	Gokul Caushik <>,
	Josh Triplett <>,
	Joe Millenbach <>,
	Alexander Duyck <>,
	Jacob Shin <>, Pekka Enberg <>,
	Eric Northup <>,
	Dan Rosenberg <>,
	Julien Tinnes <>, Will Drewry <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86: kaslr: move ELF relocation handling to C

* Kees Cook <> wrote:

> Moves the relocation handling into C, after decompression. Only
> kernels that need relocation support will use the code. The new
> CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE does not yet do anything except turn on this logic
> for 64-bit kernels.

So why not keep the inactive CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE hunks in a separate 
patch, and just have this one clean, orthogonal patch that moves 
relocation handling into C?



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