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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: core: Fix Spectre v1 vulnerability
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On 12/23/18 5:58 PM, David Miller wrote:
> From: Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@gmail.com>
> 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
> time.
>
> I'm reverting all of these changes.
>

Yeah. That's fine with me.

Thanks
--
Gustavo

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