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Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 16:26:56 +0100
From: Will Deacon <>
To: Mark Rutland <>
Cc: Phong Tran <>,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] arm64: add check_wx_pages debugfs for CHECK_WX

On Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 03:35:27PM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 12:35:58AM +0700, Phong Tran wrote:
> > follow the suggestion from
> >
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Phong Tran <>
> > ---
> > Change since v1:
> > - Update the Kconfig help text
> > - Don't check the return value of debugfs_create_file()
> > - Tested on QEMU aarch64
> As on v1, I think that this should be generic across all architectures
> with CONFIG_DEBUG_WX. Adding this only on arm64 under
> CONFIG_PTDUMP_DEBUGFS (which does not generally imply a WX check)
> doesn't seem right.
> Maybe we need a new ARCH_HAS_CHECK_WX config to make that simpler, but
> that seems simple to me.

Agreed. When I asked about respinning, I assumed this would be done in
generic code as you requested on the first version. Phong -- do you think
you can take a look at that, please?

> Thanks,
> Marm.

Wow, employee of the month!


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