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SubjectRe: [PATCH v11 00/10] Application Data Integrity feature introduced by SPARC M7
Khalid Aziz <> writes:

> V11 changes:
> This series is same as v10 and was simply rebased on 4.15 kernel. Can
> mm maintainers please review patches 2, 7, 8 and 9 which are arch
> independent, and include/linux/mm.h and mm/ksm.c changes in patch 10
> and ack these if everything looks good?

I am a bit puzzled how this differs from the pkey's that other
architectures are implementing to achieve a similar result.

I am a bit mystified why you don't store the tag in a vma
instead of inventing a new way to store data on page out.

Can you please use force_sig_fault to send these signals instead
of force_sig_info. Emperically I have found that it is very
error prone to generate siginfo's by hand, especially on code
paths where several different si_codes may apply. So it helps
to go through a helper function to ensure the fiddly bits are
all correct. AKA the unused bits all need to be set to zero before
struct siginfo is copied to userspace.


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