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Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2019 19:27:33 +0200
From: Borislav Petkov <>
To: Kees Cook <>
Cc: Thomas Garnier <>,,,
	Herbert Xu <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>, "H. Peter Anvin" <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 01/11] x86/crypto: Adapt assembly for PIE support

On Mon, Aug 05, 2019 at 09:54:44AM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> I think there was some long-ago feedback from someone (Ingo?) about
> giving context for the patch so looking at one individually would let
> someone know that it was part of a larger series.

Strange. But then we'd have to "mark" all patches which belong to a
larger series this way, no? And we don't do that...

> Do you think it should just be dropped in each patch?

I think reading it once is enough. If the change alone in some commit
message is not clear why it is being done - to support PIE - then sure,
by all means. But slapping it everywhere...


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