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Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:26:32 +0200
From: Arnd Bergmann <>
To: Ard Biesheuvel <>
Cc: Kernel Hardening <>, 
	Linux ARM <>, Nicolas Pitre <>, 
	Russell King <>, Kees Cook <>, 
	Thomas Garnier <>, Marc Zyngier <>, 
	Mark Rutland <>, Tony Lindgren <>, 
	Matt Fleming <>, Dave Martin <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/30] asm-generic: add sections to __ro_after_init

On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 2:53 PM, Ard Biesheuvel
<> wrote:
> When running in PIC mode, the compiler will emit const structures
> containing runtime relocatable quantities into* sections,
> so that the linker can be smart about placing them together in a segment
> that is read-write initially, and is remapped read-only afterwards. This
> is exactly what __ro_after_init aims to provide, so move these sections
> together.
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <>
> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <>

Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <>

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