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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v5 0/5] x86: Add vDSO exception fixup for SGX
On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 06:18:15AM +0200, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 01:57:24PM -0800, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> > __vdso_sgx_enter_enclave() gets another rewrite, this time to strip
> > it down to the bare minimum and explicitly break compliance with the
> > x86-64 ABI. Feedback from v4 revealed that __vdso_sgx_enter_enclave()
> > would need to save (a lot) more than just the non-volatile GPRs to be
> > compliant with the x86-64 ABI, at which point breaking from the ABI
> > completely became much more palatable.
> >
> > The non-standard ABI also solves the question of "which GPRs should be
> > marshalled to/from the enclave" by getting out of the way entirely and
> > letting userspace have free reign (except for RSP, which has a big ol'
> > DO NOT TOUCH sign on it).
>
> Can you share a reference, or is this better documented in the
> accompanied patches?

Patch 5/5 has more details, and v4 of the series has a lot of background
info by way of discussion:

https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20181213213135.12913-1-sean.j.christopherson@intel.com

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