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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] Please pull powerpc/linux.git powerpc-5.5-1 tag
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On 11/30/19 5:42 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> [ Only tangentially related to the power parts ]
>
> On Sat, Nov 30, 2019 at 2:41 AM Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au> wrote:
>> There's some changes in security/integrity as part of the secure boot work. They
>> were all either written by or acked/reviewed by Mimi.
> -#if (defined(CONFIG_X86) && defined(CONFIG_EFI)) || defined(CONFIG_S390)
> +#if (defined(CONFIG_X86) && defined(CONFIG_EFI)) || defined(CONFIG_S390) \
> + || defined(CONFIG_PPC_SECURE_BOOT)
>
> This clearly should be its own CONFIG variable, and be generated by
> having the different architectures just select it.
>
> IOW, IMA should probably have a
>
> config IMA_SECURE_BOOT
>
> and then s390 would just do the select unconditionally, while x86 and
> ppc would do
>
> select IMA_SECURE_BOOT if EFI
>
> and
>
> select IMA_SECURE_BOOT if PPC_SECURE_BOOT
>
> respectively.
>
> And then we wouldn't have random architectures adding random "me me me
> tooo!!!" type code.


Thanks Linus for your feedback. I will do the patch for Kconfig cleanup.

Thanks & Regards,

       - Nayna

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