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Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:26:04 -0400
To: Kees Cook <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/9] mm: Hardened usercopy

On Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:25:19 -0700, Kees Cook said:
> Hi,
> This is a start of the mainline port of PAX_USERCOPY[1]. After I started
> writing tests (now in lkdtm in -next) for Casey's earlier port[2], I
> kept tweaking things further and further until I ended up with a whole
> new patch series. To that end, I took Rik's feedback and made a number
> of other changes and clean-ups as well.

And the good news is that my issues with ptrace() and ping seem to
have cleared up - I suspect there was a dangling piece of the original
4-patch series still lurking in my tree that appears to have been
slayed by a 'git reset --hard'.

Am running a next-20160708 kernel with the 9-patch series and it's working...

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