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Date: Mon, 22 May 2017 14:29:39 +1000
From: Andrew Donnellan <>
To: Daniel Axtens <>,,
Cc: Daniel Micay <>, Kees Cook <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] powerpc: Don't fortify prom_init

On 22/05/17 11:32, Daniel Axtens wrote:
> prom_init is a bit special; in theory it should be able to be
> linked separately to the kernel. To keep this from getting too
> complex, the symbols that prom_init.c uses are checked.
> Fortification adds symbols, and it gets quite messy as it includes
> things like panic(). So just don't fortify prom_init.c for now.
> Cc: Kees Cook <>
> Cc: Daniel Micay <>
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Axtens <>

Reviewed-by: Andrew Donnellan <>

Andrew Donnellan              OzLabs, ADL Canberra  IBM Australia Limited

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