[PATCH] ARM: make OABI default to off

Kees Cook keescook at chromium.org
Wed Nov 6 16:13:52 EST 2013

Given recent discussions about the lack of OABI in the wild, switch
CONFIG_OABI_COMPAT to off-by-default to encourage more system builders
to avoid it.

Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook at chromium.org>
 arch/arm/Kconfig |    4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm/Kconfig b/arch/arm/Kconfig
index 1ad6fb6c094d..4ace7f33e8a1 100644
--- a/arch/arm/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/arm/Kconfig
@@ -1728,7 +1728,7 @@ config AEABI
 	bool "Allow old ABI binaries to run with this kernel (EXPERIMENTAL)"
 	depends on AEABI && !THUMB2_KERNEL
-	default y
+	default n
 	  This option preserves the old syscall interface along with the
 	  new (ARM EABI) one. It also provides a compatibility layer to
@@ -1740,7 +1740,7 @@ config OABI_COMPAT
 	  can say N here. If this option is not selected and you attempt
 	  to execute a legacy ABI binary then the result will be
 	  UNPREDICTABLE (in fact it can be predicted that it won't work
-	  at all). If in doubt say Y.
+	  at all). If in doubt say N.

Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security

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