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Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:59:25 +0100 (CET)
From: Thomas Gleixner <>
To: Kees Cook <>
cc: Ruslan Nikolaev <>, 
    Kernel Hardening <>, 
    Thomas Garnier <>, X86 ML <>, 
    Josh Poimboeuf <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 01/06]: Extending objtool for PIC modules

On Tue, 15 Jan 2019, Kees Cook wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:56 AM Ruslan Nikolaev
> <> wrote:
> >
> > Extending objtool for PIC modules
> >
> > The patch is by Hassan Nadeem and Ruslan Nikolaev. This extends
> > the prior PIE kernel patch (by Thomas Garnier) to also support
> > position-independent modules that can be placed anywhere in the
> > 48/64-bit address space (for better KASLR).
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Ruslan Nikolaev <>
> Thanks for working on this!
> In the next version, you probably want to add the "Co-developed-by:"
> and "Signed-off-by:" tags from Hassan Nadeem, as appropriate. Also,
> I'd CC Josh Poimboeuf <> too, since he will likely
> have comments on these improvements. :)

Aside of that, please add a cover letter and ensure that the patches
contain a In-Reply-To header referencing the cover letter.



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