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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v2 25/27] x86/cet: Add PTRACE interface for CET
On Fri 2018-07-13 15:33:58, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
> * Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> wrote:
>
> >
> > > > > to "CET" (which is a well-known acronym for "Central European Time"),
> > > > > not to CFE?
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > I don't know if I can change that, will find out.
> > >
> > > So what I'd suggest is something pretty simple: to use CFT/cft in kernel internal
> > > names, except for the Intel feature bit and any MSR enumeration which can be CET
> > > if Intel named it that way, and a short comment explaining the acronym difference.
> > >
> > > Or something like that.
> >
> > Actually, I don't think CFT is much better -- there's limited number
> > of TLAs (*). "ENFORCE_FLOW"? "FLOWE"? "EFLOW"?
>
> Erm, I wanted to say 'CFE', i.e. the abbreviation of 'Control Flow Enforcement'.
>
> But I guess I can live with CET as well ...

Yeah, and I am trying to say that perhaps we should use something
longer than three letters. It will make code longer but easier to
read.
Pavel
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