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Date:   Sat, 17 Apr 2021 00:02:51 +0200
From:   Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>
To:     Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@...gle.com>
Cc:     X86 ML <x86@...nel.org>, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@...hat.com>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Nathan Chancellor <nathan@...nel.org>,
        Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>,
        Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@...il.com>,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        clang-built-linux <clang-built-linux@...glegroups.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 05/15] x86: Implement function_nocfi

On Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 02:49:23PM -0700, Sami Tolvanen wrote:
> __nocfi only disables CFI checking in a function, the compiler still
> changes function addresses to point to the CFI jump table, which is
> why we need function_nocfi().

So call it __func_addr() or get_function_addr() or so, so that at least
it is clear what this does.

Also, am I going to get a steady stream of patches adding that wrapper
to function names or is this it? IOW, have you built an allyesconfig to
see how many locations need touching?

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

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