Re: [RFC PATCH 00/17] objtool: add base support for arm64

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Thu Jan 21 2021 - 06:40:00 EST

On Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 12:08:23PM +0100, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Jan 2021 at 11:26, Julien Thierry <jthierry@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > I'm not familiar with toolcahin code models, but would this approach be
> > able to validate assembly code (either inline or in assembly files?)
> >
> No, it would not. But those files are part of the code base, and can
> be reviewed and audited.

x86 has a long history if failing at exactly that.