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From: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
To: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: Segher Boessenkool <segher@kernel.crashing.org>,
	linux-arch@vger.kernel.org, linux-s390@vger.kernel.org,
	Michal Simek <monstr@monstr.eu>,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-ia64@vger.kernel.org,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	linux-xtensa@linux-xtensa.org,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>,
	linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org,
	Yoshinori Sato <ysato@users.sourceforge.jp>,
	linux-parisc@vger.kernel.org, Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	linux-alpha@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Rick Edgecombe <rick.p.edgecombe@intel.com>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-c6x-dev@linux-c6x.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 01/29] powerpc: Rename "notes" PT_NOTE to "note"
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 14:15:39 -0700
Message-ID: <201910291414.F29F738B7@keescook> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191015165412.GD596@zn.tnic>

On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 06:54:13PM +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 11:25:52AM -0500, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> > Names *matter*, internal names doubly so.  So why replace a good name with
> > a worse name?  Because it is slightly less work for you?
> 
> So if we agree on the name "notes" and we decide to rename the other
> arches, this should all be done in a separate patchset anyway, and ontop
> of this one. And I believe Kees wouldn't mind doing it ontop since he's
> gotten his hands dirty already. :-P

I've added more rationale to patch #1 in the just-sent v3 of this
series. If I still can't convince you Segher, I'm happy to send "patch
30/29" to do a bulk rename to "notes". Let me know. :)

-- 
Kees Cook

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Thread overview: 54+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-11  0:05 [PATCH v2 00/29] vmlinux.lds.h: Refactor EXCEPTION_TABLE and NOTES Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 01/29] powerpc: Rename "notes" PT_NOTE to "note" Kees Cook
2019-10-11  6:00   ` Michael Ellerman
2019-10-11  8:25   ` Segher Boessenkool
2019-10-11 16:11     ` Kees Cook
2019-10-11 16:25       ` Segher Boessenkool
2019-10-15 16:54         ` Borislav Petkov
2019-10-15 17:36           ` Kees Cook
2019-10-29 21:15           ` Kees Cook [this message]
2019-10-30  1:01             ` Segher Boessenkool
2019-11-04  8:59               ` Borislav Petkov
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 02/29] powerpc: Remove PT_NOTE workaround Kees Cook
2019-10-11  6:07   ` Michael Ellerman
2019-10-11 16:09     ` Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 03/29] powerpc: Rename PT_LOAD identifier "kernel" to "text" Kees Cook
2019-10-11  6:07   ` Michael Ellerman
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 04/29] alpha: " Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 05/29] ia64: Rename PT_LOAD identifier "code" " Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 06/29] s390: Move RO_DATA into "text" PT_LOAD Program Header Kees Cook
2019-10-16  8:25   ` Heiko Carstens
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 07/29] x86: Restore "text" Program Header with dummy section Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 08/29] vmlinux.lds.h: Provide EMIT_PT_NOTE to indicate export of .notes Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 09/29] vmlinux.lds.h: Move Program Header restoration into NOTES macro Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 10/29] vmlinux.lds.h: Move NOTES into RO_DATA Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 11/29] vmlinux.lds.h: Replace RODATA with RO_DATA Kees Cook
2019-11-11 16:58   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-11-11 17:23     ` Kees Cook
2019-11-11 18:08       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-11-12  9:07         ` Borislav Petkov
2019-11-12  9:13           ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-11-12 20:55         ` Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 12/29] vmlinux.lds.h: Replace RO_DATA_SECTION " Kees Cook
2019-10-11  7:49   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 13/29] vmlinux.lds.h: Replace RW_DATA_SECTION with RW_DATA Kees Cook
2019-10-11  7:49   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 14/29] vmlinux.lds.h: Allow EXCEPTION_TABLE to live in RO_DATA Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 15/29] x86: Actually use _etext for end of text segment Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 16/29] x86: Move EXCEPTION_TABLE to RO_DATA segment Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 17/29] alpha: " Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 18/29] arm64: " Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:05 ` [PATCH v2 19/29] c6x: " Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:06 ` [PATCH v2 20/29] h8300: " Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:06 ` [PATCH v2 21/29] ia64: " Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:06 ` [PATCH v2 22/29] microblaze: " Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:06 ` [PATCH v2 23/29] parisc: " Kees Cook
2019-10-12  9:50   ` Helge Deller
2019-10-11  0:06 ` [PATCH v2 24/29] powerpc: " Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:06 ` [PATCH v2 25/29] xtensa: " Kees Cook
2019-10-14  7:41   ` Max Filippov
2019-10-11  0:06 ` [PATCH v2 26/29] x86/mm: Remove redundant &s on addresses Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:06 ` [PATCH v2 27/29] x86/mm: Report which part of kernel image is freed Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:06 ` [PATCH v2 28/29] x86/mm: Report actual image regions in /proc/iomem Kees Cook
2019-10-11  0:06 ` [PATCH v2 29/29] x86: Use INT3 instead of NOP for linker fill bytes Kees Cook
2019-10-16  8:28 ` [PATCH v2 00/29] vmlinux.lds.h: Refactor EXCEPTION_TABLE and NOTES Heiko Carstens

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