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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 8/9] x86-64: Emulate legacy vsyscalls

    * Andrew Lutomirski <> wrote:

    > > We could even 'tie down' the actual assembly by moving this all
    > > to a .S - this way we protect against GCC accidentally generating
    > > something dangerous in there. I suggested that before.
    > I have no problem with that suggestion, except that once the
    > current series makes it into -tip I intend to move vread_tsc and
    > vread_hpet to the vDSO. So leaving them alone for now saves work,
    > and they'll be more maintainable later if they're written in C.

    Sure, if they move to the vDSO real soon then moving them to assembly
    becomes moot.



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