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From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
To: Yu-cheng Yu <yu-cheng.yu@intel.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-doc@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-arch@vger.kernel.org, x86@kernel.org,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, "H.J. Lu" <hjl.tools@gmail.com>,
	Vedvyas Shanbhogue <vedvyas.shanbhogue@intel.com>,
	"Ravi V. Shankar" <ravi.v.shankar@intel.com>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>,
	Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	Mike Kravetz <mike.kravetz@oracle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/5] Documentation/x86: Add CET description
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:05:11 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180621130511.GA7895@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180607143544.3477-6-yu-cheng.yu@intel.com>


* Yu-cheng Yu <yu-cheng.yu@intel.com> wrote:

> +Control Flow Enforcement Technology (CET) provides protection against
> +return/jump-oriented programing (ROP) attacks.

So the obvious abbreviation would be CFT or CFET.

Exactly why is 'CET' used, which not only has very little to do with what it's 
supposed to mean, but is also a well-known timezone, Central European Time?

Thanks,

	Ingo

      parent reply	other threads:[~2018-06-21 13:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-06-07 14:35 [PATCH 0/5] Control Flow Enforcement - Part (1) Yu-cheng Yu
2018-06-07 14:35 ` [PATCH 1/5] x86/cpufeatures: Add CPUIDs for Control-flow Enforcement Technology (CET) Yu-cheng Yu
2018-06-07 14:35 ` [PATCH 2/5] x86/fpu/xstate: Change some names to separate XSAVES system and user states Yu-cheng Yu
2018-06-07 15:38   ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-06-07 15:47     ` Yu-cheng Yu
2018-06-07 14:35 ` [PATCH 3/5] x86/fpu/xstate: Enable XSAVES system states Yu-cheng Yu
2018-06-07 14:35 ` [PATCH 4/5] x86/fpu/xstate: Add XSAVES system states for shadow stack Yu-cheng Yu
2018-06-07 14:35 ` [PATCH 5/5] Documentation/x86: Add CET description Yu-cheng Yu
2018-06-07 15:39   ` Andy Lutomirski
2018-06-07 15:49     ` Yu-cheng Yu
2018-06-09  0:10   ` Randy Dunlap
2018-06-15 11:14   ` Pavel Machek
2018-06-15 14:22     ` Yu-cheng Yu
2018-06-21 13:05   ` Ingo Molnar [this message]

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