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Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:12:23 +0200
From: Ingo Molnar <>
To: Kees Cook <>
Cc: Yinghai Lu <>, Baoquan He <>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <>,
	Matt Redfearn <>,,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
	Borislav Petkov <>, Vivek Goyal <>,
	Andy Lutomirski <>,,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Dave Young <>,,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 05/21] x86, boot: Calculate decompression size during
 boot not build

* Kees Cook <> wrote:

> From: Yinghai Lu <>
> Currently z_extract_offset is calculated in boot/compressed/mkpiggy.c.

What is the high level meaning of z_extract_offset? I cannot tell without reading 
the code - and the point of changelogs is for them to be readable without having 
to read the code.

The rest of the changelog is pretty good.



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