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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: core: Fix Spectre v1 vulnerability
From: Alexei Starovoitov <>
Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2018 22:00:00 -0800

> On Sat, Dec 22, 2018 at 11:03:31PM -0600, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
>> > I took another look at the following patches:
>> > "net: core: Fix Spectre v1 vulnerability"
>> > "nfc: af_nfc: Fix Spectre v1 vulnerability"
>> > "can: af_can: Fix Spectre v1 vulnerability"
>> > and I have to say that none of them are necessary.
>> > I'm not sure whether there were other patches that pretend to fix spectre1.
> in other words there is no bug and there is no vulnerability,
> but there is a 'policy' set by ... ?
> So hence Nack to the policy and Nack to the patches.

I have to agree with Alexei after looking at all of this stuff one more

I'm reverting all of these changes.

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