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Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 22:58:31 -0500
From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To: Shyam Saini <mayhs11saini@...il.com>
Cc: Kernel Hardening <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: Re: willing to involve in KSPP

On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 10:44 PM Shyam Saini <mayhs11saini@...il.com> wrote:
> As you may already know that I've submitted the patch as per your
> suggestion but I'm still not

Thanks, i saw that! I'm hoping akpm will take it.

> sure how this FIELD macro uniformity in kernel is related to security.
> Is there any future plans
> based on this cleanup ?  Please excuse my lack of knowledge on the subject.

It was noticed while doing the HARDENED_USERCOPY work, and was a small
task that I wrote down at the time. It's more "related" to security
than actually making a security change.

-- 
Kees Cook

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