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Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 01:56:42 +0300
From: Alexander Popov <>
To: Laura Abbott <>, Kees Cook <>
Cc:, Mark Rutland <>,
 Ard Biesheuvel <>,,
 Brad Spengler <>, Tycho Andersen <>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 0/2] draft of stack clearing for arm64

Hello Laura,

On 11.07.2017 01:04, Laura Abbott wrote:
> I made an attempt at implementing stack clearing for arm64 using roughly
> the same algorithm as x86. It passes some level of basic tests but it definitely
> needs more careful review and thought ("submit early and often").

Thank you for joining that fun!

I will send the third version of the STACKLEAK patch shortly, please see the
changes. I'm going to CC Hope they will have a look at the stack
erasing, and we will gain better understanding.

> As an added follow up, self-protection.rst should also be updated with some
> details about how stackleak actually works for people who want to follow on
> for other arches.

Thanks, I've added this to the TODO.

Best regards,

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