Re: [PATCH v9 0/4] Introduce GCC plugin infrastructure

From: Michal Marek
Date: Wed May 25 2016 - 06:46:25 EST

On 2016-05-24 19:04, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Mon, May 23, 2016 at 3:07 PM, Emese Revfy <re.emese@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This patch set introduce the GCC plugin infrastructure with examples for testing
>> and documentation.
>> GCC plugins are loadable modules that provide extra features to the compiler.
>> They are useful for runtime instrumentation and static analysis.
>> The infrastructure supports all gcc versions from 4.5 to 6.0, building
>> out-of-tree modules and building in a separate directory. Cross-compilation
>> is supported too but currently only the x86, arm, arm64 and uml architectures enable plugins.
>> This infrastructure was ported from grsecurity/PaX. Based on work created by the PaX Team.
>> It is a CII project supported by the Linux Foundation.
>> Emese Revfy (4):
>> Shared library support
>> GCC plugin infrastructure
>> Add Cyclomatic complexity plugin
>> Add sancov plugin
> Michal, once -rc1 is out, can you carry this for -next?