lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Mon, 20 Jul 2020 21:58:40 +0200
From:   Jiri Olsa <>
To:     Yonghong Song <>
        Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        Daniel Borkmann <>,
        Jiri Olsa <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v2 3/5] bpf: add BTF_ID_LIST_GLOBAL in btf_ids.h

On Mon, Jul 20, 2020 at 09:34:01AM -0700, Yonghong Song wrote:
> Existing BTF_ID_LIST used a local static variable
> to store btf_ids. This patch provided a new macro
> BTF_ID_LIST_GLOBAL to store btf_ids in a global
> variable which can be shared among multiple files.
> The existing BTF_ID_LIST is still retained.
> Two reasons. First, BTF_ID_LIST is also used to build
> btf_ids for helper arguments which typically
> is an array of 5. Since typically different
> helpers have different signature, it makes
> little sense to share them. Second, some
> current computed btf_ids are indeed local.
> If later those btf_ids are shared between
> different files, they can use BTF_ID_LIST_GLOBAL then.
> Signed-off-by: Yonghong Song <>

Acked-by: Jiri Olsa <>


Powered by blists - more mailing lists