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Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 23:56:32 +0800
From: Herbert Xu <>
To: Kees Cook <>
Cc: Tudor Ambarus <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] crypto/ecc: Remove stack VLA usage

On Thu, Mar 08, 2018 at 01:57:02PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> On the quest to remove all VLAs from the kernel[1], this switches to
> a pair of kmalloc regions instead of using the stack. This also moves
> the get_random_bytes() after all allocations (and drops the needless
> "nbytes" variable).
> [1]
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>

Patch applied.  Thanks.
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