Re: [PATCH v14 00/24] Compile-time stack metadata validation

From: Josh Poimboeuf
Date: Wed Nov 04 2015 - 18:55:41 EST

On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 11:11:39AM -0500, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> This is v14 of the compile-time stack metadata validation patch set,
> along with proposed fixes for many of the warnings it found. It's based
> on the tip/master branch.
> v13 can be found here:
> For more information about the motivation behind this patch set, and
> more details about what it does, see the patch 5 changelog and
> tools/stacktool/Documentation/stack-validation.txt.
> Patches 1-2 are some minor tools/ fixes in preparation for stacktool.
> Patches 3-7 add stacktool and some related macros.
> Patches 8-22 are some proposed fixes for several of the warnings
> reported by stacktool. They've been compile-tested and boot-tested in a
> VM, but I haven't attempted any meaningful testing for many of them.
> Patches 23-24 are some additional warning fixes from Chris J Arges.
> v14:
> - make tools/include/linux/list.h self-sufficient
> - create FRAME_OFFSET to allow 32-bit code to be able to access function
> arguments on the stack
> - add FRAME_OFFSET usage in crypto patch 14/24: "Create stack frames in
> aesni-intel_asm.S"
> - rename "index" -> "idx" to fix build with some compilers


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