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Date:   Fri, 23 Sep 2022 11:50:37 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:     Feng Tang <feng.tang@...el.com>, Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@...e.cz>
Cc:     Hyeonggon Yoo <42.hyeyoo@...il.com>,
        Pekka Enberg <penberg@...nel.org>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/12] slab: Introduce kmalloc_size_roundup()

On Fri, Sep 23, 2022 at 09:17:25AM +0800, Feng Tang wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 22, 2022 at 07:12:21PM +0800, Hyeonggon Yoo wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 21, 2022 at 08:10:02PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> > > [...]
> > > Introduce kmalloc_size_roundup(), to serve this function so we can start
> > > replacing the "anticipatory resizing" uses of ksize().
> > [...]
> >
> > This looks okay.
> > [...]
> > Cc-ing Feng Tang who may welcome this series ;)
>  
> Indeed! This will help our work of extending slub redzone check,
> as we also ran into some trouble with ksize() users when extending
> the redzone support to this extra allocated space than requested
> size [1], and have to disable the redzone sanity for all ksize()
> users [2].
> 
> [1]. https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20220719134503.GA56558@shbuild999.sh.intel.com/
> [2]. https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20220913065423.520159-5-feng.tang@intel.com/

Thanks for the feedback! I'll send my v2 series -- I'm hoping at least
this patch can land in v6.1 so the various other patches would be clear
to land via their separate trees, etc.

-- 
Kees Cook

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