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Date:   Wed, 2 Feb 2022 22:19:37 +0100
From:   Miguel Ojeda <miguel.ojeda.sandonis@...il.com>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     Miguel Ojeda <ojeda@...nel.org>,
        Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>,
        Nathan Chancellor <nathan@...nel.org>, llvm@...ts.linux.dev,
        George Burgess IV <gbiv@...gle.com>,
        linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-security-module <linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] Compiler Attributes: Add Clang's __pass_object_size

On Wed, Feb 2, 2022 at 10:09 PM Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
>
> It's the kind of detail I feel like I might forget a month from now, so
> I added it as a bit of a hint. If you think it's too redundant, I can
> leave it off.

If you think it is valuable having it nearby (e.g. when inspecting the
definition of the attribute in a call site), then it is fine having
them -- I am all for documentation (and we could consider having a
small summary/one-liner for all attributes). But, in general, I would
avoid repeating all the compiler docs (or, if needed, we could fix
those upstream if they are not clear etc.).

Thanks!

Cheers,
Miguel

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