Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2019 10:53:41 -0700 From: Thomas Garnier <thgarnie@...omium.org> To: Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Kernel Hardening <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, Kristen Carlson Accardi <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>, "the arch/x86 maintainers" <x86@...nel.org>, Linux Crypto Mailing List <linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org> Subject: Re: [PATCH v9 01/11] x86/crypto: Adapt assembly for PIE support On Mon, Aug 5, 2019 at 10:27 AM Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de> wrote: > > 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. That's correct. > > 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... I assume the last sentence could be removed in most cases. > > -- > Regards/Gruss, > Boris. > > Good mailing practices for 400: avoid top-posting and trim the reply.
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