Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2018 18:35:04 +0000 From: Russell King - ARM Linux <linux@...linux.org.uk> To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> Cc: Jinbum Park <jinb.park7@...il.com>, Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@...aro.org>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, Dave Martin <Dave.Martin@....com>, linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org 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 <jinb.park7@...il.com> wrote: > > arm prefers to use REFCOUNT_FULL by default. > > This enables it for arm. > > > > Signed-off-by: Jinbum Park <jinb.park7@...il.com> > > Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> 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: http://www.armlinux.org.uk/developer/patches/ FTTC broadband for 0.8mile line in suburbia: sync at 8.8Mbps down 630kbps up According to speedtest.net: 8.21Mbps down 510kbps up
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