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SubjectRe: [PATCH] doc: update 'unique identifiers'
On Mon, Dec 04, 2017 at 01:28:45PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 1:22 PM, Tobin C. Harding <> wrote:
> > Advice about what to use as a unique identifier is no longer valid since
> > patch series was merged to hash pointers printed with %p. We can use
> > this as a unique identifier now.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Tobin C. Harding <>
> I don't agree: %p should still not be encouraged. Exposing an
> identifier to userspace needs careful consideration, and atomics,
> idrs, etc, continue to be a good recommendation here, as far as I'm
> concerned.

Ok no worries, so these docs are valid and current as is? I have no
agenda with this patch, just attempting to keep the docs in line with
the code :)


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