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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 00/17] Enable FSGSBASE instructions
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Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org> writes:
> On Sun, Apr 26, 2020 at 12:39:27AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>> - Addressed the outstanding review comments
>
> I saw a review that Andy has just sent on patch #1 from the new series,
> I'll address that.

Please look at the last version from Intel as well whether there is anything
outstanding.

>> - Have proper documentation in the changelog of the user space visible
>> ABI changes why it does not break any existing usage and having the
>> relevant people who maintain tools which utilize the affected
>> interfaces Cc'ed on submission.
>
> The cover letter has references to mail correspondence with maintainers
> of these tools that are affected by this change. Each of those exchanges
> goes over what FSGSBASE does and answers any specific questions those
> maintainers had.
>
> If you want it out of the cover letter and into one of the patches I'd
> be happy to do that. If you want me to go chase down another userspace
> which we might be breaking just let me know which.

Yes, please add the information to the changelogs. That's where it
really belongs.

> I didn't want to have them on the Cc line as they have already acked
> this change from their end and I wanted to avoid additional noise. I'll
> be happy to add them back to the next spin of this.
>
>> - Made sure that the cleanups I did when merging them initially have
>> been picked up. I'm not going to waste another couple of days on
>> this mess just to revert it because it hadn't seen any serious
>> testing in development.
>
> Based on your revert
> (https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git/commit/?h=x86/cpu&id=049331f277fef1c3f2527c2c9afa1d285e9a1247)
> I believe that we have all the relevant patches in the series.

Ok.

Thanks,

tglx

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