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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kconfig: remove EXPERT from CHECKPOINT_RESTORE
On Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 09:44:15PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 1:55 PM, Andrew Morton
> <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 12 Jul 2018 11:33:33 -0500 ebiederm@xmission.com (Eric W. Biederman) wrote:
> >> What is the value of disabling this functionality ever?
> >>
> >> Is there any reason why we don't just delete CONFIG_CHECKPOINT_RESTORE
> >> entirely?
> >
> > For the vast number of Linux machines which aren't servers? Check out
> > some defconfigs - only one of arm's 119 defconfigs selects it.
>
> Right, and I would bet the minification folks would like to keep it
> out of their builds too. I think we should keep the config.

Thank you, Kees. Yes, please.

- Josh Triplett
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