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Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2020 15:42:56 -0700
From: Kees Cook <>
To: Sami Tolvanen <>
Cc: Masahiro Yamada <>, Will Deacon <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Steven Rostedt <>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <>,
	Nick Desaulniers <>,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 18/28] modpost: lto: strip .lto from module names

On Thu, Sep 03, 2020 at 01:30:43PM -0700, Sami Tolvanen wrote:
> With LTO, everything is compiled into LLVM bitcode, so we have to link
> each module into native code before modpost. Kbuild uses the .lto.o
> suffix for these files, which also ends up in module information. This
> change strips the unnecessary .lto suffix from the module name.
> Suggested-by: Bill Wendling <>
> Signed-off-by: Sami Tolvanen <>

Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <>

Kees Cook

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