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Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:02:54 -0800
From: Kees Cook <>
To: PaX Team <>
Cc: Ard Biesheuvel <>, Laura Abbott <>, 
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>, Mark Rutland <>, 
	Jeremy Linton <>, Arnd Bergmann <>, 
	"" <>, LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] lkdtm: add test for executing .rodata

On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 2:00 PM, PaX Team <> wrote:
> On 23 Feb 2016 at 12:53, Kees Cook wrote:
>> I prefer using all the "regular" mechanisms so that I really know I'm
>> exercising the actual case I want to be testing. (i.e. I don't want to
>> bypass the linker.)
>> If only there were some way to filter gcc output, like with plugins. ;)
> plugins can set/override section flags, initify and constify both do in
> fact but i guess that's little help for your generic case that has to
> work without them as well.

I don't mind using a plugin to get the linker to see the right flags. :)

I'm hoping someone will take pity on me in the kbuild list.


Kees Cook
Chrome OS & Brillo Security

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