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From: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
To: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <ast@plumgrid.com>,
	Will Drewry <wad@chromium.org>, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] x86: entry_64.S: remove stub_iopl
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:08:56 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20150311120856.GD16419@pd.tnic> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1425984307-2143-1-git-send-email-dvlasenk@redhat.com>

On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 11:45:06AM +0100, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> stub_iopl is no longer needed: pt_regs->flags needs no fixing up
> after previous change. Removing it.

Can we flesh out "previous change" a bit more detailed here please?

When looking at this patch months if not years from now, people would be
scratching head about the "previous change".

Thanks.

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

ECO tip #101: Trim your mails when you reply.
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2015-03-11 12:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-03-10 10:45 Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-10 10:45 ` [PATCH 4/4] x86: entry_64.S: remove unused thread_struct::usersp Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-11 12:55   ` Borislav Petkov
2015-03-11 15:19     ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-16 12:05   ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm/entry/64: Remove unused thread_struct:: usersp tip-bot for Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-16 16:47     ` Borislav Petkov
2015-03-16 22:20       ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm/entry/64: Remove unused thread_struct::usersp Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-17  7:08         ` Borislav Petkov
2015-03-17  7:13           ` Ingo Molnar
2015-03-17  7:21             ` Ingo Molnar
2015-03-17  7:39               ` Borislav Petkov
2015-03-17 12:22                 ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-17 12:51                   ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-17  7:51               ` Ingo Molnar
2015-03-17  8:06                 ` Borislav Petkov
2015-03-17  8:27                   ` Ingo Molnar
2015-03-17  9:01                     ` Borislav Petkov
2015-03-11 12:08 ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2015-03-16 12:05 ` [tip:x86/asm] x86/asm/entry/64: Remove stub_iopl tip-bot for Denys Vlasenko

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