Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:51:30 -0500 From: David Windsor <dave@...141.net> To: kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: status: PAX_REFCOUNT > That'll be a lot of patches. I wonder if we could break it up by > top-level maintainer? i.e. everything in drivers would go in one > patch, etc? > > I can certainly do that, but the size of the drivers patch is going to be tremendous. I just figured that smaller patches would be less offensive to upstream's delicate sensibilities =) > I'm moving my way through the tree and will hopefully have an RFC > submission > > soon. > > Great! Are you working on this full-time? (If not, would potential CII > funding help at all?) > > Just working on this in my spare time. I've wanted to see PaX/grsecurity included upstream for a long while now. Funding is unnecessary, as it wouldn't enable me to get this finished any more quickly than I would otherwise. I'll publish my tree to github so others can help. > I'll send an lkdtm patch that'll twiddle the atomic type, so you have > something to validate it with. > > Thanks! Content of type "text/html" skipped
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