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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/7] crypto: x86: Fix indirect function call casts
On Wed, May 08, 2019 at 07:04:40PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> And I also asked whether indirect calls to asm code are even allowed
> with CFI. IIRC, the AOSP kernels have been patched to remove them from
> arm64

At least with clang, indirect calls to stand-alone assembly functions
trip CFI checks, which is why Android kernels use static inline stubs
to convert these to direct calls instead.

Sami

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