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SubjectRe: [PATCH v10 01/11] x86/crypto: Adapt assembly for PIE support
On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 4:46 AM Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 04:09:38PM -0800, Thomas Garnier wrote:
> > Change the assembly code to use only relative references of symbols for the
> > kernel to be PIE compatible.
> >
> > Position Independent Executable (PIE) support will allow to extend the
> > KASLR randomization range below 0xffffffff80000000.
>
> FFS, how many times do we have to talk about this auto-sprinkled
> sentence?!
>
> https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190805163202.GD18785@zn.tnic

In the last discussion, we mentioned Ingo (and other people) asked us
to include more information for context. I don't care about having it
or not, just want to ensure people understand why the change is made.

>
> --
> Regards/Gruss,
> Boris.
>
> https://people.kernel.org/tglx/notes-about-netiquette

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