Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2019 12:48:50 +0100 From: Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de> To: Thomas Garnier <thgarnie@...omium.org> Cc: kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, kristen@...ux.intel.com, Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>, "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, x86@...nel.org, linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org 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...? -- Regards/Gruss, Boris. Good mailing practices for 400: avoid top-posting and trim the reply.
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