Date: Fri, 4 May 2012 23:07:31 +0400 From: Vasily Kulikov <segoon@...nwall.com> To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com, Eugene Teo <eugeneteo@...il.com> Cc: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>, Petr Matousek <pmatouse@...hat.com> Subject: Re: [GSoC] featues to port Eugene, On Thu, May 03, 2012 at 12:05 +0800, Eugene Teo wrote: > > > Only 3 or 4 of enhancements are ready for RHEL6 inclusion - HARDEN_PROC, > > > HARDEN_RLIMIT_NPROC, HARDEN_SHM, and probably HARDEN_LINK. If we want > > > to push anything more, it probably should be discussed in the near time. > > > I'd want to push at least PAX_USERCOPY feature to the upstream and then > > > to RHEL6. > > > > I'd like to hear from the Red Hat folks on this. I think at least the > > BINFMT_ELF_AOUT cleanup may be acceptable for RHEL6 as well and without > > requiring a discussion on LKML first. > > > > Vasiliy, Al Viro is usually very very busy. Who else would be good at > looking at this patch? I suppose Andi Kleen as an author of the first part patch - a.out binaries loader. My patch disables a.out libraries, so he might ACK it too and then Al Viro will just merge it. > It has to be committed in the upstream kernel before > we can accept patches for them. I understand that the policy may be > different from other competitors, but we believe in making sure that the > community gets it first before we do. Any experimental changes has to be > committed upstream first. No problem. This one should be a look-ack-commit patch. > Do you have the source rpm for the most recent kernel? I think we should be > able to get hold of the srpm for you but not the git tree unfortunately. If > necessary, feel free to ping Petr, and he should be able to get you some > information. I search for the latest SRPMs here: ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/ The same URL is noted in RHEL security advisories. I suppose these are the latest SRPMs. > I think that you can start filing bugs in bugzilla.redhat.com, > and backport the ones that are OK. OK. I'll include summary/motivation of a feature, URL of LKML discussion (if any), git ref, and a backported patch for RHEL6. I hope I'll start to do it in two days :-) Thanks, -- Vasily
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