[PATCH 1/2] fs: binfmt_elf: Create Kconfig variable for PIE randomization.

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Nov 9 19:37:43 EST 2011

On 11/09/2011 04:32 PM, David Daney wrote:
> Randomization of PIE load address is hard coded in binfmt_elf.c for
> X86 and ARM.  Create a new Kconfig variable
> (CONFIG_ARCH_BINFMT_ELF_RANDOMIZE_PIE) for this and use it instead.
> Thus architecture specific policy is pushed out of the generic
> binfmt_elf.c and into the architecture Kconfig files.
> X86 and ARM Kconfigs are modified to select the new variable so there
> is no change in behavior.  A follow on patch will select it for MIPS
> too.
> Cc: Russell King <linux at arm.linux.org.uk>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx at linutronix.de>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo at redhat.com>
> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa at zytor.com>
> Cc: x86 at kernel.org
> Cc: Alexander Viro <viro at zeniv.linux.org.uk>
> Cc: linux-arm-kernel at lists.infradead.org
> Cc: linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org
> Cc: linux-fsdevel at vger.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: David Daney <david.daney at cavium.com>

Acked-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa at zytor.com>

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