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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] x86,module: Detect VMX vs SLD conflicts
Hi Andrew,

On Tue, 7 Apr 2020 18:16:58 +0100
Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com> wrote:

> On 07/04/2020 17:51, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
> > diff --git a/tools/arch/x86/tools/gen-insn-attr-x86.awk b/tools/arch/x86/tools/gen-insn-attr-x86.awk
> > index d74d9e605723..ade80796453c 100644
> > --- a/tools/arch/x86/tools/gen-insn-attr-x86.awk
> > +++ b/tools/arch/x86/tools/gen-insn-attr-x86.awk
> > @@ -70,6 +70,8 @@ BEGIN {
> > mmx_expr = "^(emms|fxsave|fxrstor|ldmxcsr|stmxcsr)" # MMX/SSE nmemonics lacking operands
> > fpu_expr = "^x87"
> >
> > + vmx_expr = "^VM.*" # All mnemonic start with "VM" are VMX instructions
>
> Not really.
>
> VMMCALL, VMLOAD, VMSAVE and VMRUN are SVM instructions.

Here VMX will include SVM instructions. Would we need to distinguish them in this context?
(Or INAT_VIRT might be politically correct :) )

> VMASKMOV is a AVX instruction.

Good point. That instruction is written in lowercase "vmaskmov" in x86-opcode-map.txt.
(Maybe it is better to note it in x86-opcode-map.txt)

Thank you,

--
Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>

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