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Date:   Sun, 8 Jan 2017 12:25:42 +0100
From:   Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Sven Schmidt <4sschmid@...ormatik.uni-hamburg.de>
Cc:     akpm@...ux-foundation.org, bongkyu.kim@....com,
        rsalvaterra@...il.com, sergey.senozhatsky@...il.com,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, herbert@...dor.apana.org.au,
        davem@...emloft.net, linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org,
        anton@...msg.org, ccross@...roid.com, keescook@...omium.org,
        tony.luck@...el.com, phillip@...ashfs.org.uk
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/4] lib: Update LZ4 compressor module based on LZ4
 v1.7.2.

On Sat, Jan 07, 2017 at 05:55:42PM +0100, Sven Schmidt wrote:
> This patch updates LZ4 kernel module to LZ4 v1.7.2 by Yann Collet.
> The kernel module is inspired by the previous work by Chanho Min.
> The updated LZ4 module will not break existing code since there were alias
> methods added to ensure backwards compatibility.

Meta-comment.  Does this update include all of the security fixes that
we have made over the past few years to the lz4 code?  I don't want to
be adding back insecure functions that will cause us problems.

Specifically look at the changes I made in 2014 in this directory for an
example of what I am talking about here.

thanks,

greg k-h

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