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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/realdemarchi/status/1421315989593989124]I use a little helper script to "package" the kernel and easily send to the machines I want to test on. Today I was testing what compression algorithm would be better. IMO zstd was the clear winner. See github.com/lucasdemarchi/…

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# suggest that the # v3 # code gets added to #-next: lore.kernel.org/lkml/CAHk-=wjn…

"[…] The one other thing I do want […] make sure […] there is no internal confusion about the GPLv2 inside Paragon, and that any legal people etc are all aware of this all […]"



[bookmark=https://twitter.com/chompie1337/status/1420800888273244162]So excited to finally release my blog post- Kernel Pwning with eBPF: a Love Story. I cover eBPF, the verifier, debugging, exploitation, mitigations and other cool findings! I do root cause analysis and exploit CVE-2021-3490 for LPE with PoC included. [/bookmark]



"[…] The git bisect command helps you identify the first commit in a range that broke something. […] So I decided to see if bisection could help me, with the use of git bisect run, which enables fully automated bisecting […]"

ldpreload.com/blog/git-bisec… (written by @geofft)

I have to say, git bisect (and its scriptability) to me is the most overlooked killer-feature of git.





[bookmark=https://twitter.com/who_t/status/1420342628890005509]libinput 1.19 will have hold gestures thanks to @Jose__Exposito [/bookmark]



[bookmark=https://twitter.com/jkbs0/status/1420409750563475456]This diagram is gold. Totally should be in kernel docs.

developers.redhat.com/blog/2020/08/1…

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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/kees_cook/status/1420135206476939267]Repeating it here:

Looking at just the last three years, there are 23 identified flaws with a CVE that mention "buffer overflow", and 11 are memcpy()-related buffer overflows.
...all 11 flaws would have been detected by the newly added run-time bounds checks, making ...[/bookmark]



[bookmark=https://twitter.com/dendibakh/status/1420051355952156676]Want to become a Performance Ninja? 🥷

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# # 5.14-rc3 is out: lore.kernel.org/lkml/CAHk-=wgv…

"[…] After a relatively big rc2, things seem to have calmed down and rc3 looks pretty normal. […] There are still various discussions about a few pending issues still, but on the whole things are looking pretty good […]"




Wanna know what's in store for # # 5.14 (expected late Aug/early Sep)? Then check these # articles that are freely available now:

* The first half of the 5.14 merge window lwn.net/Articles/86124…

* The conclusion of the 5.14 merge window lwn.net/Articles/86169…



[bookmark=https://twitter.com/alyssarzg/status/1417567128450846720]After a month of reverse-engineering, I present documentation on the Arm® Mali™-G78 instruction set. Get it while it's hot 🔥 [/bookmark]



[bookmark=https://twitter.com/DaveAirlie/status/1417654075831717889]All your software renderer anisotropic needs here![/bookmark]



All # and # # # series were updated today. You known the drill:

All users of one of these series must upgrade, as most of the time they fix security issues or problems – sometimes even severe ones [which is not pointed out explicitly].



[bookmark=https://twitter.com/cynicalsecurity/status/1417469276781518851]God-level Linux (>3.14) filesystem layer exploit by @qualys, "Sequoia: A deep root in Linux's filesystem layer (CVE-2021-33909)": [/bookmark]



[bookmark=https://twitter.com/archiloque/status/1417162740863574021]First results of adding Rust in the Linux kernel are promising[/bookmark]



[bookmark=https://twitter.com/rastergrid/status/1417171345411035141]New Blog Post: GPU architecture types explained
GPU architecture types explained
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[bookmark=https://twitter.com/dendibakh/status/1328414554586443776]I can't believe it!😅
After more than a year of writing, I finally released my first book.🎉
Read it to understand your application's performance on a modern CPU and learn how to improve it.

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