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Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:12:23 +0200
From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@...nel.org>, Baoquan He <bhe@...hat.com>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@...aro.org>,
	Matt Redfearn <matt.redfearn@...tec.com>, x86@...nel.org,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>, Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@...hat.com>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>, lasse.collin@...aani.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Dave Young <dyoung@...hat.com>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 05/21] x86, boot: Calculate decompression size during
 boot not build


* Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:

> From: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@...nel.org>
> 
> 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.

Thanks,

	Ingo

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