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From: Jiri Kosina <jikos@kernel.org>
To: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
Cc: live-patching@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Jessica Yu <jeyu@kernel.org>,
	Joe Lawrence <joe.lawrence@redhat.com>,
	Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 00/11] livepatch,module: Remove .klp.arch and module_disable_ro()
Date: Fri, 8 May 2020 00:17:34 +0200 (CEST)
Message-ID: <nycvar.YFH.7.76.2005080016330.25812@cbobk.fhfr.pm> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cover.1588173720.git.jpoimboe@redhat.com>

On Wed, 29 Apr 2020, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:

> v4:
> - Fixed rebase bisection regression [Miroslav]
> - Made module_enable_ro() static [Jessica]
> - Added Acked-by's
> 
> v3:
> - klp: split klp_write_relocations() into object/section specific
>   functions [joe]
> - s390: fix plt/got writes [joe]
> - s390: remove text_mutex usage [mbenes]
> - x86: do text_poke_sync() before releasing text_mutex [peterz]
> - split x86 text_mutex changes into separate patch [mbenes]
> 
> v2:
> - add vmlinux.ko check [peterz]
> - remove 'klp_object' forward declaration [mbenes]
> - use text_mutex [jeyu]
> - fix documentation TOC [jeyu]
> - fix s390 issues [mbenes]
> - upstream kpatch-build now supports this
>   (though it's only enabled for Linux >= 5.8)
> 
> These patches add simplifications and improvements for some issues Peter
> found six months ago, as part of his non-writable text code (W^X)
> cleanups.
> 
> Highlights:
> 
> - Remove the livepatch arch-specific .klp.arch sections, which were used
>   to do paravirt patching and alternatives patching for livepatch
>   replacement code.
> 
> - Add support for jump labels in patched code (only for static keys
>   which live in vmlinux).
> 
> - Remove the last module_disable_ro() usage.
> 
> For more background, see this thread:
> 
>   https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20191021135312.jbbxsuipxldocdjk@treble
> 
> This has been tested with kpatch-build integration tests and klp-convert
> selftests.

I have now queued this whole set (with all the gathered Acks) in 
livepatching.git#for-5.8/klp-module-fixups

-- 
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs


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Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-29 15:24 Josh Poimboeuf
2020-04-29 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 01/11] livepatch: Disallow vmlinux.ko Josh Poimboeuf
2020-04-29 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 02/11] livepatch: Apply vmlinux-specific KLP relocations early Josh Poimboeuf
2020-04-29 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 03/11] livepatch: Remove .klp.arch Josh Poimboeuf
2020-04-29 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 04/11] livepatch: Prevent module-specific KLP rela sections from referencing vmlinux symbols Josh Poimboeuf
2020-04-29 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 05/11] s390: Change s390_kernel_write() return type to match memcpy() Josh Poimboeuf
2020-05-07 13:36   ` Jiri Kosina
2020-05-07 16:01     ` Gerald Schaefer
2020-04-29 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 06/11] s390/module: Use s390_kernel_write() for late relocations Josh Poimboeuf
2020-05-07 10:00   ` Jiri Kosina
2020-05-07 12:27     ` Gerald Schaefer
2020-04-29 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 07/11] x86/module: Use text_poke() " Josh Poimboeuf
2020-04-29 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 08/11] livepatch: Remove module_disable_ro() usage Josh Poimboeuf
2020-04-29 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 09/11] module: Remove module_disable_ro() Josh Poimboeuf
2020-04-29 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 10/11] x86/module: Use text_mutex in apply_relocate_add() Josh Poimboeuf
2020-04-29 15:24 ` [PATCH v4 11/11] module: Make module_enable_ro() static again Josh Poimboeuf
2020-04-30 11:10   ` Jessica Yu
2020-04-30 11:35     ` Miroslav Benes
2020-04-30 11:40       ` Jessica Yu
2020-04-30 12:23         ` Jessica Yu
2020-04-30 11:33 ` [PATCH v4 00/11] livepatch,module: Remove .klp.arch and module_disable_ro() Jessica Yu
2020-05-04 22:20 ` Jiri Kosina
2020-05-07 22:17 ` Jiri Kosina [this message]

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