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SubjectRe: [PATCH 10/14] arm64: ssbd: Add prctl interface for per-thread mitigation

On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 04:06:44PM +0100, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> If running on a system that performs dynamic SSBD mitigation, allow
> userspace to request the mitigation for itself. This is implemented
> as a prctl call, allowing the mitigation to be enabled or disabled at
> will for this particular thread.
>
> Signed-off-by: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@arm.com>
> ---
> arch/arm64/kernel/Makefile | 1 +
> arch/arm64/kernel/ssbd.c | 107 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 2 files changed, 108 insertions(+)
> create mode 100644 arch/arm64/kernel/ssbd.c
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/Makefile b/arch/arm64/kernel/Makefile
> index bf825f38d206..0025f8691046 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/kernel/Makefile
> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/Makefile
> @@ -54,6 +54,7 @@ arm64-obj-$(CONFIG_ARM64_RELOC_TEST) += arm64-reloc-test.o
> arm64-reloc-test-y := reloc_test_core.o reloc_test_syms.o
> arm64-obj-$(CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP) += crash_dump.o
> arm64-obj-$(CONFIG_ARM_SDE_INTERFACE) += sdei.o
> +arm64-obj-$(CONFIG_ARM64_SSBD) += ssbd.o
>
> obj-y += $(arm64-obj-y) vdso/ probes/
> obj-m += $(arm64-obj-m)
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/ssbd.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/ssbd.c
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..34e3c430176b
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/ssbd.c
> @@ -0,0 +1,107 @@
> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> +/*
> + * Copyright (C) 2018 ARM Ltd, All Rights Reserved.
> + */
> +
> +#include <linux/sched.h>
> +#include <linux/thread_info.h>
> +
> +#include <asm/cpufeature.h>
> +
> +/*
> + * prctl interface for SSBD
> + * FIXME: Drop the below ifdefery once the common interface has been merged.
> + */
> +#ifdef PR_SPEC_STORE_BYPASS

That FIXME wants to be looked at.

Thanks,
Dominik

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