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Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:40:04 +0200
From: Igor Stoppa <>
To: Kees Cook <>
CC: Matthew Wilcox <>, Randy Dunlap
	<>, Jonathan Corbet <>, Michal Hocko
	<>, Laura Abbott <>, Jerome Glisse
	<>, Christoph Hellwig <>, "Christoph
 Lameter" <>, linux-security-module
	<>, Linux-MM <>, LKML
	<>, Kernel Hardening
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/6] Pmalloc: self-test

On 13/02/18 01:43, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 8:53 AM, Igor Stoppa <> wrote:


>> +obj-$(CONFIG_PROTECTABLE_MEMORY_SELFTEST) += pmalloc-selftest.o
> Nit: self-test modules are traditionally named "test_$thing.o"
> (outside of the tools/ directory).



> I wonder if lkdtm should grow a test too, to validate the RO-ness of
> the allocations at the right time in API usage?

sorry for being dense ... are you proposing that I do something to
lkdtm_rodata.c ? An example would probably help me understand.


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