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Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 11:32:05 +0200
From: Peter Zijlstra <>
To: Igor Stoppa <>
Cc: Mimi Zohar <>,
	Kees Cook <>,
	Matthew Wilcox <>,
	Dave Chinner <>,
	James Morris <>, Michal Hocko <>,,,,,
	Dave Hansen <>,
	Jonathan Corbet <>, Laura Abbott <>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Masahiro Yamada <>,
	Alexey Dobriyan <>,
	Pekka Enberg <>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <>,
	Lihao Liang <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 13/17] prmem: linked list: disable layout randomization

On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 12:35:00AM +0300, Igor Stoppa wrote:
> Some of the data structures used in list management are composed by two
> pointers. Since the kernel is now configured by default to randomize the
> layout of data structures soleley composed by pointers, this might
> prevent correct type punning between these structures and their write
> rare counterpart.

'might' doesn't really work for me. Either it does or it does not.

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