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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v4 02/27] x86/fpu/xstate: Change some names to separate XSAVES system and user states
On Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 08:03:26AM -0700, Yu-cheng Yu wrote:
> To support XSAVES system states, change some names to distinguish
> user and system states.

I don't understand what the logic here is. SDM says:

XSAVES—Save Processor Extended States Supervisor

the stress being on "Supervisor" - why does it need to be renamed to
"system" now?


Good mailing practices for 400: avoid top-posting and trim the reply.

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