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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 2/2] livepatch: Clear relocation targets on a module removal
On Thu, 5 Sep 2019, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:

> > All the indirect jumps are turned into alternatives when retpolines
> > are in place.
>
> Actually in C code those are done by the compiler as calls/jumps to
> __x86_indirect_thunk_*.

Sure, and the thunks do the redirection via JMP_NOSPEC / CALL_NOSPEC,
which has alternative in it.

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Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs

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