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Date: Wed, 25 May 2016 10:12:17 -0700
From: Kees Cook <>
To: Michal Marek <>
Cc: Emese Revfy <>, linux-kbuild <>, 
	PaX Team <>, Brad Spengler <>, 
	"" <>, 
	Rasmus Villemoes <>, Fengguang Wu <>, 
	Dmitry Vyukov <>, LKML <>, 
	David Brown <>, Masahiro Yamada <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 0/4] Introduce GCC plugin infrastructure

On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 3:46 AM, Michal Marek <> wrote:
> On 2016-05-24 19:04, Kees Cook wrote:
>> On Mon, May 23, 2016 at 3:07 PM, Emese Revfy <> wrote:
>>> This patch set introduce the GCC plugin infrastructure with examples for testing
>>> and documentation.
>>> GCC plugins are loadable modules that provide extra features to the compiler.
>>> They are useful for runtime instrumentation and static analysis.
>>> The infrastructure supports all gcc versions from 4.5 to 6.0, building
>>> out-of-tree modules and building in a separate directory. Cross-compilation
>>> is supported too but currently only the x86, arm, arm64 and uml architectures enable plugins.
>>> This infrastructure was ported from grsecurity/PaX. Based on work created by the PaX Team.
>>> It is a CII project supported by the Linux Foundation.
>>> Emese Revfy (4):
>>>  Shared library support
>>>  GCC plugin infrastructure
>>>  Add Cyclomatic complexity plugin
>>>  Add sancov plugin
>> Michal, once -rc1 is out, can you carry this for -next?
> Yes.

Awesome! Please consider it:

Acked-by: Kees Cook <>

If it's any help, I have it in my tree here:



Kees Cook
Chrome OS & Brillo Security

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