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Date:   Tue, 5 May 2020 19:53:10 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:     Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>
Cc:     "Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@...c4.com>,
        George Burgess <gbiv@...gle.com>,
        Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@...il.com>,
        "open list:HARDWARE RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR CORE" 
        <linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        clang-built-linux <clang-built-linux@...glegroups.com>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Kbuild: disable FORTIFY_SOURCE on clang-10

On Tue, May 05, 2020 at 04:36:49PM -0700, Nick Desaulniers wrote:
> On Tue, May 5, 2020 at 4:22 PM Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason@...c4.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, May 5, 2020 at 5:19 PM Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > (Though as was mentioned, it's likely that FORTIFY_SOURCE isn't working
> > > _at all_ under Clang, so I may still send a patch to depend on !clang
> > > just to avoid surprises until it's fixed, but I haven't had time to
> > > chase down a solution yet.)
> 
> Not good.  If it's completely broken, turn it off, and we'll prioritize fixing.

The problem is what George mentioned: it's unclear how broken it is --
it may not be all uses. I haven't had time to finish the testing for it,
but it's on the TODO list. :)

-- 
Kees Cook

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