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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 00/10] Retpoline: Avoid speculative indirect calls in kernel
On Mon, 8 Jan 2018, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> > On Sun, Jan 7, 2018 at 2:11 PM, David Woodhouse <dwmw@amazon.co.uk> wrote:
> > > This is a mitigation for the 'variant 2' attack described in
> > > https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2018/01/reading-privileged-memory-with-side.html
> >
> > Ok, I don't love the patches, but I see nothing horribly wrong here
> > either, and I assume the performance impact of this is pretty minimal.
> >
> > Thomas? I'm obviously doing rc7 today without these, but I assume the
> > x86 maintainers are resigned to this all. And yes, we'll have at least
> > an rc8 this release..
>
> I'm definitely resigned to them, and with these patches being disclosed so late
> we don't have any good choices left, so a tentative:
>
> Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>

Just doing the last polishing on that. I'll add your ack

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