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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kasan: fix kasan_check_read/write definitions
On 12/11/18 4:34 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> Building little-endian allmodconfig kernels on arm64 started failing
> with the generated atomic.h implementation, since we now try to call
> kasan helpers from the EFI stub:
> aarch64-linux-gnu-ld: drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/arm-stub.stub.o: in function `atomic_set':
> include/generated/atomic-instrumented.h:44: undefined reference to `__efistub_kasan_check_write'
> I suspect that we get similar problems in other files that explicitly
> disable KASAN for some reason but call atomic_t based helper functions.
> We can fix this by checking the predefined __SANITIZE_ADDRESS__ macro
> that the compiler sets instead of checking CONFIG_KASAN, but this in turn
> requires a small hack in mm/kasan/common.c so we do see the extern
> declaration there instead of the inline function.
> Fixes: b1864b828644 ("locking/atomics: build atomic headers as required")
> Reported-by: Anders Roxell <>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
> ---

Acked-by: Andrey Ryabinin <>

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