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Date:   Fri, 1 Oct 2021 13:07:24 -0700
From:   Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@...gle.com>
To:     Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...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>,
        Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@...il.com>,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, llvm@...ts.linux.dev
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 04/15] cfi: Add DEFINE_CFI_IMMEDIATE_RETURN_STUB

On Thu, Sep 30, 2021 at 11:50 AM Nick Desaulniers
<ndesaulniers@...gle.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2021 at 11:05 AM Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@...gle.com> wrote:
> >
> > This change introduces the DEFINE_CFI_IMMEDIATE_RETURN_STUB macro,
> > which defines a stub function that immediately returns and when
> > defined in the core kernel, always passes indirect call checking
> > with CONFIG_CFI_CLANG. Note that this macro should only be used when
> > a stub cannot be called using the correct function type.
>
> Reviewed-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>
>
> Seems like the only use is in patch 5/15. Probably could be squashed...

I would prefer to keep these separate, but if everyone thinks that's
unnecessary, I'm happy to combine them.

Sami

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