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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/33] x86 FPU fixes and cleanups for v4.14
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On 23/09/17 15:02, Ingo Molnar wrote:
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> * Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> 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://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/xen/tip.git master

Really? Did you hijack the Xen tree? :-)


Juergen

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