[Linux-kernel-mentees] [RFC 0/3] kunit: add support to use modules

Vitor Massaru Iha vitor at massaru.org
Thu Jul 16 16:32:01 UTC 2020


On Wed, 2020-07-15 at 19:41 -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2020 at 11:47:11AM +0800, David Gow wrote:
> > - The inheriting of the mm stuff still means that
> > copy_{from,to}_user() will only work if loaded as a module. This
> > really needs to be documented. (Ideally, we'd find a way of having
> > this work even for built-in tests, but I don't have any real ideas
> > as
> > to how that could be done).
> 
> I'd like to better understand this ... are there conditions where
> vm_mmap() doesn't work? I thought this would either use current()
> (e.g.
> how LKDTM uses it when getting triggered from debugfs), or use
> init_mm.
> 
> I'd really like to see the mm patch more well described/justified.
> 

Sure, I'll describe the patch better.

Thanks for the review.



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