Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2019 09:11:36 -0800 From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> To: Kassad <aashad940@...il.com> Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Contributing to KSPP newbie On Fri, Nov 29, 2019 at 12:32:17PM -0500, Kassad wrote: > On Fri, Nov 29, 2019 at 6:29 AM Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com> wrote: > > On Thu, Nov 28, 2019 at 11:39:11PM -0500, Kassad wrote: > > > Hey Kees, > > > > > > I'm 3rd university student interested in learning more about the linux kernel. > > > I'm came across this subsystem, since it aligns with my interest in security. Hi! Welcome to the list. :) > > > Do you think as a newbie this task > > https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/11 will > > > be a good starting point? > > > > I think this specific task (Disable arm32 kuser helpers) has already > > been done, and the ticket is stale. > > This might be a bit to vague but is there any task that is beginner > friendly? I did have a look at todo list and most of them look quite > daunting. I tried marking some bugs with "good first issue", but it looks like people are already chipping away at things: https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues?q=is%3Aopen+is%3Aissue+label%3A%22good+first+issue%22 I haven't checked on this thread of discussion recently: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/CANhBUQ3V2A-TBVizVh+eMLSi5Gzw5sMBY7C-0a8=-z15qyQ75w@mail.gmail.com/ There might be some work in there still to replace odd uses of strncmp()? -- Kees Cook
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