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Date:   Tue, 5 Oct 2021 20:36:26 -0700
From:   Josh Poimboeuf <>
To:     Sami Tolvanen <>
Cc:, Kees Cook <>,
        Peter Zijlstra <>,
        Nathan Chancellor <>,
        Nick Desaulniers <>,
        Sedat Dilek <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 01/15] objtool: Add CONFIG_CFI_CLANG support

On Thu, Sep 30, 2021 at 11:05:17AM -0700, Sami Tolvanen wrote:
> With CONFIG_CFI_CLANG, the compiler replaces function references with
> references to the CFI jump table, which confuses objtool. This change,
> based on Josh's initial patch [1], goes through the list of relocations
> and replaces jump table symbols with the actual function symbols.
> [1]

I found the original patch description to be much more useful than this
one ;-)


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