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Date:   Fri, 25 Mar 2022 06:31:08 +0100
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
To:     Kees Cook <>
Cc:     "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <>,
        Christoph Hellwig <>,,

On Thu, Mar 24, 2022 at 04:02:55PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> CONFIG_HARDENED_USERCOPY_PAGESPAN has been mostly broken for a while,
> and it has become hard to ignore with some recent scsi changes[1].
> While there is a more complete series to replace it with better checks[2],
> it should have more soak time in -next. Instead, disable the config now,
> with the expectation that it will be fully replaced in the next kernel
> release.
> [1]
> [2]
> Suggested-by: Christoph Hellwig <>
> Cc: "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <>
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>

I'd prefer to just remove the code, but this is better than nothing:

Acked-by: Christoph Hellwig <>

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