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Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2018 18:35:04 +0000
From: Russell King - ARM Linux <>
To: Kees Cook <>
Cc: Jinbum Park <>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <>,,
	Will Deacon <>,
	LKML <>,
	Dave Martin <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] arm: Always use REFCOUNT_FULL

On Thu, Jan 04, 2018 at 10:32:46AM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 4:28 AM, Jinbum Park <> wrote:
> > arm prefers to use REFCOUNT_FULL by default.
> > This enables it for arm.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jinbum Park <>
> Acked-by: Kees Cook <>

I'd help if there was some kind of explanation about this.  Not
everyone knows what REFCOUNT_FULL is.

Also, why does "arm" "prefer" to use this?  Where does the preference
come from - and why is it a preference but being enforced by the
Kconfig ?

RMK's Patch system:
FTTC broadband for 0.8mile line in suburbia: sync at 8.8Mbps down 630kbps up
According to 8.21Mbps down 510kbps up

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