Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2019 19:27:33 +0200 From: Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de> To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> Cc: Thomas Garnier <thgarnie@...omium.org>, 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 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... -- Regards/Gruss, Boris. Good mailing practices for 400: avoid top-posting and trim the reply.
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