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Date:   Thu, 9 Sep 2021 18:02:09 +0200
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To:     Kees Cook <>
Cc:     Arnd Bergmann <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] lkdtm: Use instead of macros

On Thu, Sep 09, 2021 at 08:49:57AM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 01, 2021 at 04:34:06PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> > Using generated/compile.h triggered a full LKDTM rebuild with every
> > build. Avoid this by using the exported strings instead.
> > 
> > Fixes: b8661450bc7f ("lkdtm: Add kernel version to failure hints")
> > Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>
> Hi Greg,
> Your bot said "please wait, the merge window is open", but it'd be really
> nice to get this into -rc1 to avoid annoying people doing rebuilds...
> :)

I'm not supposed to be adding new patches to my tree during this period
of time in the merge window.

I can't see a rebuild locally here without this patch attached, so how
much of a problem is it right now?

And isn't -rc2 ok?


greg k-h

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