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From: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Subject: Re: [RFD] x86: The future of MPX
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 21:44:00 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <86ff0f5c-0215-798a-2ab8-71fe1677255c@linux.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA+55aFyVEJtiRjcazfTst7swGNXXZFHByHO5++-Foq6TDZWjTg@mail.gmail.com>

On 04/28/2018 09:44 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 28, 2018 at 9:36 AM Linus Torvalds <
> torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> 
>> They need to be run as root.
> Side note: don't get me wrong. If the MPX stuff isn't supported by gcc,
> then there is little point in us supporting it in the kernel either.

The loss of the GCC support is definitely a bummer.

There are no objections from me against removing it from future kernels.
 I think it will be pretty straightforward, just leaving the prctl()
numbers as placeholders.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-30  4:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-27 19:37 Thomas Gleixner
2018-04-28  9:18 ` Ingo Molnar
2018-04-28 16:36   ` Linus Torvalds
2018-04-28 16:44     ` Linus Torvalds
2018-04-30  4:44       ` Dave Hansen [this message]
2018-05-02 14:00         ` Borislav Petkov
2018-05-03 16:23           ` Eric W. Biederman
2018-04-28 17:50     ` Ingo Molnar
2018-04-29  4:46       ` Eric W. Biederman

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