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Date:   Tue, 28 May 2019 12:29:21 +0200
From:   Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@....com>
To:     Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>
Cc:     linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, marc.zyngier@....com,
        mark.rutland@....com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Nadav Amit <namit@...are.com>,
        Rick Edgecombe <rick.p.edgecombe@...el.com>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>,
        James Morse <james.morse@....com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] arm64: wire up VM_FLUSH_RESET_PERMS

On 5/28/19 12:04 PM, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Thu, May 23, 2019 at 11:22:52AM +0100, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
>> Wire up the code introduced in v5.2 to manage the permissions
>> of executable vmalloc regions (and their linear aliases) more
>> strictly.
>>
>> One of the things that came up in the internal discussion is
>> whether non-x86 architectures have any benefit at all from the
>> lazy vunmap feature, and whether it would perhaps be better to
>> implement eager vunmap instead.
>>
>> Cc: Nadav Amit <namit@...are.com>
>> Cc: Rick Edgecombe <rick.p.edgecombe@...el.com>
>> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
>> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
>> Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>
>> Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>
>> Cc: James Morse <james.morse@....com>
>>
>> Ard Biesheuvel (4):
>>    arm64: module: create module allocations without exec permissions
>>    arm64/mm: wire up CONFIG_ARCH_HAS_SET_DIRECT_MAP
>>    arm64/kprobes: set VM_FLUSH_RESET_PERMS on kprobe instruction pages
>>    arm64: bpf: do not allocate executable memory
>>
>>   arch/arm64/Kconfig                  |  1 +
>>   arch/arm64/include/asm/cacheflush.h |  3 ++
>>   arch/arm64/kernel/module.c          |  4 +-
>>   arch/arm64/kernel/probes/kprobes.c  |  4 +-
>>   arch/arm64/mm/pageattr.c            | 48 ++++++++++++++++----
>>   arch/arm64/net/bpf_jit_comp.c       |  2 +-
>>   mm/vmalloc.c                        | 11 -----
>>   7 files changed, 50 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-)
> 
> Thanks, this all looks good to me. I can get pick this up for 5.2 if
> Rick's fixes [1] land soon enough.
> 

Note that you'll get a trivial conflict in the hunk against mm/vmalloc.c.

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