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Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 23:00:23 +0100
From: "PaX Team" <>
To: Kees Cook <>
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 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.

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