[RFC PATCH V1 7/8] powerpc/mm: kasan: Add kasan support for ppc64

Aneesh Kumar K.V aneesh.kumar at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Aug 18 15:36:26 AEST 2015

Andrey Ryabinin <ryabinin.a.a at gmail.com> writes:

> 2015-08-17 15:13 GMT+03:00 Andrey Ryabinin <ryabinin.a.a at gmail.com>:
>> Did you disable stack instrumentation (in scripts/Makefile.kasa),
>> or you version of gcc doesn't support it (e.g. like 4.9.x on x86) ?
>> Because this can't work with stack instrumentation as you don't have shadow for stack in early code.
>> But this should be doable, as I think. All you need is to setup shadow for init task's
>> stack before executing any instrumented function.
> And you also need to define CONFIG_KASAN_SHADOW_OFFSET, so it will be
> passed to GCC
> via -fasan-shadow-offset= option.

I am using KASAN minimal config. Hence this was not needed. Do we need
to pass that option for outline instrumentation ? If not it would be a
good idea to split that out and make it depend on KASAN_INLINE


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