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CONFIG_ADDRESS_MASKING: Linear Address Masking support

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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_ADDRESS_MASKING:

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Linear Address Masking (LAM) modifies the checking that is applied to 64-bit linear addresses, allowing software to use of the untranslated address bits for metadata.

The capability can be used for efficient address sanitizers (ASAN) implementation and for optimizations in JITs.



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