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Subject[PATCH v6 09/15] arm64: reserve x18 from general allocation with SCS
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Reserve the x18 register from general allocation when SCS is enabled,
because the compiler uses the register to store the current task's
shadow stack pointer. Note that all external kernel modules must also be
compiled with -ffixed-x18 if the kernel has SCS enabled.

Signed-off-by: Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@google.com>
Reviewed-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
---
arch/arm64/Makefile | 4 ++++
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/Makefile b/arch/arm64/Makefile
index 1fbe24d4fdb6..e69736fc1106 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/Makefile
+++ b/arch/arm64/Makefile
@@ -72,6 +72,10 @@ stack_protector_prepare: prepare0
include/generated/asm-offsets.h))
endif

+ifeq ($(CONFIG_SHADOW_CALL_STACK), y)
+KBUILD_CFLAGS += -ffixed-x18
+endif
+
ifeq ($(CONFIG_CPU_BIG_ENDIAN), y)
KBUILD_CPPFLAGS += -mbig-endian
CHECKFLAGS += -D__AARCH64EB__
--
2.24.0.393.g34dc348eaf-goog
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