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From: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
To: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>,
	Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>,
	Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com>, Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Document randomize_va_space and CONFIG_COMPAT_BRK (was Re: [PATCH 2/2] ASLR: add possibility for more fine-grained	tweaking)
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 10:49:41 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0802071048230.30955@jikos.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080206231040.GA6225@elte.hu>

On Thu, 7 Feb 2008, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> > Still, I think that we want the Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt part 
> > of my patch probably. Updated patch below.
> thanks, applied.

.. and I have just noticed that my patch was by mistake missing signoff. 
Could you please add 

Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>

to the patch in your tree? Thanks.

> i'm wondering about the following detail: i guess on 64-bit x86 kernels 
> we could default to !CONFIG_COMPAT_BRK? In 1997 there was no 64-bit x86. 
> Maybe for compat 32-bit binaries we could keep it off, but always do it 
> for 64-bit binaries.

That actually makes sense, thanks. I will send you a patch.

Thanks,

-- 
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-07  9:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-06 13:45 [PATCH 0/2] brk and randomization fixes Jiri Kosina
2008-02-06 13:45 ` [PATCH 1/2] brk: check the lower bound properly Jiri Kosina
2008-02-06 13:45 ` [PATCH 2/2] ASLR: add possibility for more fine-grained tweaking Jiri Kosina
2008-02-06 13:49   ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-06 16:26     ` [PATCH] Document randomize_va_space and CONFIG_COMPAT_BRK (was Re: [PATCH 2/2] ASLR: add possibility for more fine-grained tweaking) Jiri Kosina
2008-02-06 23:10       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-07  9:49         ` Jiri Kosina [this message]
2008-02-07 14:30         ` Jiri Kosina
2008-02-07 15:01           ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-07 10:23     ` [PATCH 2/2] ASLR: add possibility for more fine-grained tweaking Geert Uytterhoeven
2008-02-07 10:31       ` Ismail Dönmez
2008-02-07 10:32       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-07 10:43         ` Geert Uytterhoeven

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