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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 04/15] livepatch/x86: add TIF_PATCH_PENDING thread flag
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    On Thursday 08 December 2016 11:38 PM, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
    > Add the TIF_PATCH_PENDING thread flag to enable the new livepatch
    > per-task consistency model for x86_64. The bit getting set indicates
    > the thread has a pending patch which needs to be applied when the thread
    > exits the kernel.
    >
    > The bit is placed in the _TIF_ALLWORK_MASK macro, which results in
    > exit_to_usermode_loop() calling klp_update_patch_state() when it's set.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>

    Reviewed-by: Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

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    cheers,
    Kamalesh.

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