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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] gcc-plugin updates for v4.19-rc1
On 15.08.2018 23:56, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 1:18 PM, Linus Torvalds <> wrote:
>> I absolutely refuse to take any hardening patches at all that have
>> BUG() or panic() or similar machine-killing in it.
> Okay, mental model adjusted. :) It was only "strong discouraged" until now.

I've just got the insight, how to avoid having BUG_ON() in stackleak_erase().
If 'task_struct.lowest_stack' is corrupted, we can erase once starting from the
stack bottom and reset the 'lowest_stack' value.

>> I care not one whit about the reason for them. In fact, if the reason
>> is stated as "it makes debugging easiler", then I fart in your general
>> direction and call your mother a hamster.

That is plain harassment. I ask to *stop* it!


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