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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 05/27] arm64: Use daifflag_restore after bp_hardening
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Hi Julien,

On 28/08/18 16:51, Julien Thierry wrote:
> For EL0 entries requiring bp_hardening, daif status is kept at
> DAIF_PROCCTX_NOIRQ until after hardening has been done. Then interrupts
> are enabled through local_irq_enable().
>
> Before using local_irq_* functions, daifflags should be properly restored
> to a state where IRQs are enabled.

> Enable IRQs by restoring DAIF_PROCCTX state after bp hardening.

Is this just for symmetry, or are you going on to add something to the daifflags
state that local_irq_* functions won't change? (if so, could you allude to that
in the commit message)


Either way,

Acked-by: James Morse <james.morse@arm.com>

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