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Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 08:44:22 -0700
From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>
Cc: Tycho Andersen <tycho@...ker.com>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, 
	Linux-MM <linux-mm@...ck.org>, 
	"kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com" <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, 
	Marco Benatto <marco.antonio.780@...il.com>, 
	Juerg Haefliger <juerg.haefliger@...onical.com>, 
	"linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org" <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>, "x86@...nel.org" <x86@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 10/11] mm: add a user_virt_to_phys symbol

On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 12:55 AM, Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 07, 2017 at 11:36:08AM -0600, Tycho Andersen wrote:
>> We need someting like this for testing XPFO. Since it's architecture
>> specific, putting it in the test code is slightly awkward, so let's make it
>> an arch-specific symbol and export it for use in LKDTM.
>
> We really should not add an export for this.
>
> I think you'll want to just open code it in your test module.

Isn't that going to be fragile? Why not an export?

-Kees

-- 
Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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