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Date:   Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:42:46 +0100
From:   Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>
To:     Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:     LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kcov: improve CONFIG_ARCH_HAS_KCOV help text

On Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 12:31:10PM +0200, Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 12:27 PM Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com> wrote:
> >
> > The help text for CONFIG_ARCH_HAS_KCOV is stale, and describes the
> > feature as being enabled only for x86_64, when it is now enabled for
> > several architectures, including arm, arm64, powerpc, and s390.
> >
> > Let's remove that stale help text, and update it along the lines of hat
> > for ARCH_HAS_FORTIFY_SOURCE, better describing when an architecture
> > should select CONFIG_ARCH_HAS_KCOV.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>
> > Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
> > Cc: Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>
> > Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> > ---
> >  lib/Kconfig.debug | 6 +++---
> >  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/lib/Kconfig.debug b/lib/Kconfig.debug
> > index 0d9e81779e37..00dbcdbc9a0d 100644
> > --- a/lib/Kconfig.debug
> > +++ b/lib/Kconfig.debug
> > @@ -753,9 +753,9 @@ endmenu # "Memory Debugging"
> >  config ARCH_HAS_KCOV
> >         bool
> >         help
> > -         KCOV does not have any arch-specific code, but currently it is enabled
> > -         only for x86_64. KCOV requires testing on other archs, and most likely
> > -         disabling of instrumentation for some early boot code.
> > +         An architecture should select this when it can successfully
> > +         build and run with CONFIG_KCOV. This typically requires
> > +         disabling instrumentation for some early boot code.
> >
> >  config CC_HAS_SANCOV_TRACE_PC
> >         def_bool $(cc-option,-fsanitize-coverage=trace-pc)
> > --
> > 2.11.0
> 
> 
> Acked-by: Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>

Thanks!

Andrew, are you happy to pick this up?

Mark.

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