Re: [PATCH 13/17] prmem: linked list: disable layout randomization

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Fri Oct 26 2018 - 05:32:19 EST

On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 12:35:00AM +0300, Igor Stoppa wrote:
> Some of the data structures used in list management are composed by two
> pointers. Since the kernel is now configured by default to randomize the
> layout of data structures soleley composed by pointers, this might
> prevent correct type punning between these structures and their write
> rare counterpart.

'might' doesn't really work for me. Either it does or it does not.