[PATCH v15 00/17] arm64: untag user pointers passed to the kernel

Catalin Marinas catalin.marinas at arm.com
Thu May 23 15:21:19 UTC 2019

On Wed, May 22, 2019 at 09:58:22AM -0700, enh wrote:
> i was questioning the argument about the ioctl issues, and saying that
> from my perspective, untagging bugs are not really any different than
> any other kind of kernel bug.

Once this series gets in, they are indeed just kernel bugs. What I want
is an easier way to identify them, ideally before they trigger in the

> i still don't see how this isn't just a regular testing/CI issue, the
> same as any other kind of kernel bug. it's already the case that i can
> get a bad kernel...

The testing would have a smaller code coverage in terms of drivers,
filesystems than something like a static checker (though one does not
exclude the other).


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