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Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 17:51:17 +0200
From: Alexander Potapenko <glider@...gle.com>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, Christoph Lameter <cl@...ux.com>, 
	Kernel Hardening <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, 
	Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>, Kostya Serebryany <kcc@...gle.com>, 
	Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>, Sandeep Patil <sspatil@...roid.com>, 
	Laura Abbott <labbott@...hat.com>, Jann Horn <jannh@...gle.com>, 
	Linux Memory Management List <linux-mm@...ck.org>, 
	linux-security-module <linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/4] lib: introduce test_meminit module

On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 3:02 AM Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
>
> On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 04:35:35PM +0200, Alexander Potapenko wrote:
> > Add tests for heap and pagealloc initialization.
> > These can be used to check init_on_alloc and init_on_free implementations
> > as well as other approaches to initialization.
>
> This is nice! Easy way to test the results. It might be helpful to show
> here what to expect when loading this module:
Do you want me to add the expected output to the patch description?
> with either init_on_alloc=1 or init_on_free=1, I happily see:
>
>         test_meminit: all 10 tests in test_pages passed
>         test_meminit: all 40 tests in test_kvmalloc passed
>         test_meminit: all 20 tests in test_kmemcache passed
>         test_meminit: all 70 tests passed!
>
> and without:
>
>         test_meminit: test_pages failed 10 out of 10 times
>         test_meminit: test_kvmalloc failed 40 out of 40 times
>         test_meminit: test_kmemcache failed 10 out of 20 times
>         test_meminit: failures: 60 out of 70
>
>
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Alexander Potapenko <glider@...gle.com>
>
> Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> Tested-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
>
> note below...
>
> > [...]
> > diff --git a/lib/test_meminit.c b/lib/test_meminit.c
> > new file mode 100644
> > index 000000000000..67d759498030
> > --- /dev/null
> > +++ b/lib/test_meminit.c
> > @@ -0,0 +1,205 @@
> > +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> > [...]
> > +module_init(test_meminit_init);
>
> I get a warning at build about missing the license:
>
> WARNING: modpost: missing MODULE_LICENSE() in lib/test_meminit.o
>
> So, following the SPDX line, just add:
>
> MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
Will do, thanks!
> --
> Kees Cook



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