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Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2019 12:48:50 +0100
From: Borislav Petkov <>
To: Thomas Garnier <>
	Herbert Xu <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>, "H. Peter Anvin" <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 01/27] x86/crypto: Adapt assembly for PIE support

On Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 11:24:08AM -0800, Thomas Garnier wrote:
> Change the assembly code to use only relative references of symbols for the
> kernel to be PIE compatible.
> Position Independent Executable (PIE) support will allow to extend the
> KASLR randomization range below 0xffffffff80000000.

This sentence is auto-sprinkled in a bunch of commit messages. Sounds to
me it should be rather somewhere in the 0/n message as a justification
for the feature but not in every other commit message...?


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