lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2020]   [Sep]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 01/28] x86/boot/compressed: Disable relocation relaxation
On Thu, Sep 03, 2020 at 02:44:41PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 03, 2020 at 01:30:26PM -0700, Sami Tolvanen wrote:
> > From: Arvind Sankar <nivedita@alum.mit.edu>
> >
> > Patch series [4] is a solution to allow the compressed kernel to be
> > linked with -pie unconditionally, but even if merged is unlikely to be
> > backported. As a simple solution that can be applied to stable as well,
> > prevent the assembler from generating the relaxed relocation types using
> > the -mrelax-relocations=no option. For ease of backporting, do this
> > unconditionally.
> >
> > [0] https://gitlab.com/x86-psABIs/x86-64-ABI/-/blob/master/x86-64-ABI/linker-optimization.tex#L65
> > [1] https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20200807194100.3570838-1-ndesaulniers@google.com/
> > [2] https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/1121
> > [3] https://reviews.llvm.org/rGc41a18cf61790fc898dcda1055c3efbf442c14c0
> > [4] https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20200731202738.2577854-1-nivedita@alum.mit.edu/
> >
> > Reported-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Arvind Sankar <nivedita@alum.mit.edu>
>
> Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
>
> --
> Kees Cook

Note that since [4] is now in tip, assuming it doesn't get dropped for
some reason, this patch isn't necessary unless you need to backport this
LTO series to 5.9 or below.

Thanks.

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2020-09-04 01:42    [W:0.153 / U:0.472 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site