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Date:   Thu, 11 Apr 2019 18:27:04 -0400
From:   Sinan Kaya <>
To:     Kees Cook <>,
        Josh Triplett <>
Cc:     LKML <>,
        Masahiro Yamada <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,
        "Peter Zijlstra (Intel)" <>,
        Johannes Weiner <>,
        Nicholas Piggin <>,
        Mathieu Desnoyers <>,
        Vasily Gorbik <>,
        Adrian Reber <>,
        Richard Guy Briggs <>,
        Petr Mladek <>,
        Andy Shevchenko <>,
        Matthew Wilcox <>,
        Joe Lawrence <>,
        Randy Dunlap <>,
        Mikulas Patocka <>,
        Robin Murphy <>,
        Tetsuo Handa <>,
        Changbin Du <>,
        Frederic Weisbecker <>,
        Sam Ravnborg <>, Ingo Molnar <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] init: Do not select DEBUG_KERNEL by default

On 4/11/2019 6:21 PM, Kees Cook wrote:
>> Proposed alternative plan: let's add a new symbol, something like
>> DEBUG_MISC ("Miscellaneous debug code that should be under a more
>> specific debug option but isn't"), make it depend on DEBUG_KERNEL and be
>> "default DEBUG_KERNEL" but allow itself to be turned off, and then
>> mechanically change the small handful of "#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL" to
>> "#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_MISC".
>> Does that sound like an appropriately rapid solution for this bug?
> Sure, that sounds fine to me. Sinan can you take care of that for v4?

Sure, let me work on this.

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