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    SubjectRe: SSE related security hole

    > > It introduces security hole: Unrelated tasks now have your top secret
    > > value you stored in one of your registers.
    > Well, that's been my point all along and why I sent the patch. I was not
    > asking why leaving the registers alone instead of 0ing them out was not a
    > security hole. I was asking why doing so was not backward compatible?

    Introducing security hole counts as "poor backcompatibility" to me.
    (about SSSCA) "I don't say this lightly. However, I really think that the U.S.
    no longer is classifiable as a democracy, but rather as a plutocracy." --hpa
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