Re: [PATCH v10 03/20] x86/stackvalidate: Compile-time stack validation

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Sat Aug 15 2015 - 03:23:44 EST

On Thu, 13 Aug 2015 22:10:24 -0500 Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> This adds a CONFIG_STACK_VALIDATION option which enables a host tool
> named stackvalidate which runs at compile time.

It would be useful to

- show example output for a typical error site

- describe the consequences of that error (ie: why should we fix
these things?)

- describe what needs to be done to repair these sites.

IOW, what do we gain from merging all this stuff?
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