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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/33] x86 FPU fixes and cleanups for v4.14

* Ingo Molnar <> wrote:

> So I'd like to push these changes to Linus tomorrow-ish as an RFC pull
> request in 1-2 days, because there's now 4 fixes depending on these
> changes, and because the result will be more maintainable for the
> LTS v4.14 kernel.
> The biggest changes from the earlier iterations is the fixes from
> Eric Biggers for information leaks, plus more cleanups. I have also
> removed the change that Peter Zijlstra and others felt uneasy about,
> the ::last_cpu -> ::fpregs_cached change to the state machine. This
> should make the changes uncontroversial.
> Due to taking out that patch I had to rebase the changes, most of which
> have accrued months of testing in linux-next. So I'm pretty confident
> about the overall stability of it. (Famous last words.)

I forgot to mention that these changes are also available in tip:master
(and tip:WIP.x86/fpu), at:

git git:// master



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