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Date: Sat, 27 May 2017 01:42:46 -0700
From: Christoph Hellwig <>
To: Kees Cook <>
Cc:, Laura Abbott <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 11/20] randstruct: Disable randomization of ACPICA

On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 01:17:15PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> Since the ACPICA source is maintained externally to the kernel, we can
> neither switch it to designated initializers nor mark it
> __no_randomize_layout. Until ACPICA-upstream changes[1] land to handle the
> designated initialization, explicitly skip it in the plugin.
> [1]

I'd just overried the ACPIA bullshit process and just include these
changes, as they are a major improvement independent of any

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