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Date:   Sat, 23 May 2020 11:17:58 -0400
From:   Arvind Sankar <nivedita@...m.mit.edu>
To:     Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@...nel.org>
Cc:     linux-efi@...r.kernel.org, x86@...nel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Maarten Lankhorst <maarten.lankhorst@...ux.intel.com>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Arvind Sankar <nivedita@...m.mit.edu>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/3] x86/boot/compressed: get rid of GOT fixup code

On Sat, May 23, 2020 at 02:00:21PM +0200, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> In a previous patch, we have eliminated GOT entries from the decompressor
> binary and added an assertion that the .got section is empty. This means
> that the GOT fixup routines that exist in both the 32-bit and 64-bit
> startup routines have become dead code, and can be removed.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@...nel.org>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/vmlinux.lds.S b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/vmlinux.lds.S
> index 60a99dfb9d72..d91fdda51aa8 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/vmlinux.lds.S
> +++ b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/vmlinux.lds.S
> @@ -43,9 +43,7 @@ SECTIONS
>  		_erodata = . ;
>  	}
>  	.got : {
> -		_got = .;
>  		KEEP(*(.got))
> -		_egot = .;
>  	}
>  	.got.plt : {
>  		KEEP(*(.got.plt))
> -- 
> 2.20.1
> 

I think you can get rid of both the KEEP's here as well?

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