lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2017]   [Aug]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 10/10] lkdtm: Add test for XPFO
On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 12:10:47PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 1:07 PM, Tycho Andersen <tycho@docker.com> wrote:
> > From: Juerg Haefliger <juerg.haefliger@hpe.com>
> >
> > This test simply reads from userspace memory via the kernel's linear
> > map.
> >
> > hugepages is only supported on x86 right now, hence the ifdef.
>
> I'd prefer that the #ifdef is handled in the .c file. The result is
> that all architectures will have the XPFO_READ_USER_HUGE test, but it
> can just fail when not available. This means no changes are needed for
> lkdtm in the future and the test provides an actual test of hugepages
> coverage.

If failing tests is okay, I think we can just drop that hunk entirely.
Everything compiles fine, it just doesn't work :). I'll do that for
the next version.

Tycho

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2017-08-14 22:31    [W:0.092 / U:1.672 seconds]
©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site