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SubjectRe: [RFC 9/9] x86/mm: Implement PR_SET/GET_TAGGED_ADDR_CTRL with LAM
On Sun, Feb 07, 2021 at 09:07:02AM +0100, Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 5, 2021 at 4:43 PM H.J. Lu <hjl.tools@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 5, 2021 at 7:16 AM Kirill A. Shutemov
> > <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Provide prctl() interface to enabled LAM for user addresses. Depending
> > > how many tag bits requested it may result in enabling LAM_U57 or
> > > LAM_U48.
> >
> > I prefer the alternate kernel interface based on CET arch_prctl interface which
> > is implemented in glibc on users/intel/lam/master branch:
> >
> > https://gitlab.com/x86-glibc/glibc/-/tree/users/intel/lam/master
> >
> > and in GCC on users/intel/lam/master branch:
> >
> > https://gitlab.com/x86-gcc/gcc/-/tree/users/intel/lam/master
>
> Hi Kirill, H.J.,
>
> I don't have strong preference for PR_SET/GET_TAGGED_ADDR_CTRL vs
> ARCH_X86_FEATURE_1_ENABLE itself, but tying LAM to ELF and
> GNU_PROPERTY in the second option looks strange. LAM can be used
> outside of ELF/GNU, right?

Sure. In both cases it's still a syscall.

--
Kirill A. Shutemov

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