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Date:	Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:33:09 -0700
From:	Dave Hansen <>
To:	Vegard Nossum <>,
	Andi Kleen <>
CC:	Andrey Ryabinin <>,
	LKML <>,
	Dmitry Vyukov <>,
	Konstantin Serebryany <>,
	Alexey Preobrazhensky <>,
	Andrey Konovalov <>,
	Yuri Gribov <>,
	Konstantin Khlebnikov <>,
	Sasha Levin <>,
	Michal Marek <>,
	Russell King <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Christoph Lameter <>,
	Pekka Enberg <>,
	David Rientjes <>,
	Joonsoo Kim <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	kbuild <>,,
	x86 maintainers <>,
	Linux Memory Management List <>
Subject: Re: [RFC/PATCH RESEND -next 00/21] Address sanitizer for kernel (kasan)
 - dynamic memory error detector.

On 07/09/2014 02:59 PM, Vegard Nossum wrote:
>> > But I could see KASAN eventually deprecating kmemcheck, which
>> > is just incredible slow.
> FWIW, I definitely agree with this -- if KASAN can do everything that
> kmemcheck can, it is no doubt the right way forward.

That's very cool.  For what it's worth, the per-arch work does appear to
be pretty minimal and the things like the string function replacements
_should_ be able to be made generic.  Aren't the x86_32/x86_64 and arm
hooks pretty much copied-and-pasted?

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