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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: ira.weiny@intel.com, Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
Cc: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@intel.com>,
	Rick Edgecombe <rick.p.edgecombe@intel.com>,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	nvdimm@lists.linux.dev, linux-mm@kvack.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH V7 03/18] x86/pks: Add additional PKEY helper macros
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 17:58:02 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87czmokw9x.ffs@tglx> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87lf1cl3cq.ffs@tglx>

On Thu, Nov 25 2021 at 15:25, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 03 2021 at 21:32, ira weiny wrote:
>> @@ -200,16 +200,14 @@ __setup("init_pkru=", setup_init_pkru);
>>   */
>>  u32 update_pkey_val(u32 pk_reg, int pkey, unsigned int flags)
>>  {
>> -	int pkey_shift = pkey * PKR_BITS_PER_PKEY;
>> -
>>  	/*  Mask out old bit values */
>> -	pk_reg &= ~(((1 << PKR_BITS_PER_PKEY) - 1) << pkey_shift);
>> +	pk_reg &= ~PKR_PKEY_MASK(pkey);
>>  
>>  	/*  Or in new values */
>>  	if (flags & PKEY_DISABLE_ACCESS)
>> -		pk_reg |= PKR_AD_BIT << pkey_shift;
>> +		pk_reg |= PKR_AD_KEY(pkey);
>>  	if (flags & PKEY_DISABLE_WRITE)
>> -		pk_reg |= PKR_WD_BIT << pkey_shift;
>> +		pk_reg |= PKR_WD_KEY(pkey);
>
> I'm not seeing how this is improving that code. Quite the contrary.

Aside of that why are you ordering it the wrong way around, i.e.

   1) implement turd
   2) polish turd

instead of implementing the required helpers first if they are really
providing value.

Thanks,

        tglx



  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-25 17:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-04  4:32 [PATCH V7 00/18] PKS/PMEM: Add Stray Write Protection ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 01/18] x86/pkeys: Create pkeys_common.h ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 02/18] x86/fpu: Refactor arch_set_user_pkey_access() ira.weiny
2021-11-25 14:23   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 03/18] x86/pks: Add additional PKEY helper macros ira.weiny
2021-11-25 14:25   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-11-25 16:58     ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2021-12-08  0:51     ` Ira Weiny
2021-12-08 15:11       ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 04/18] x86/pks: Add PKS defines and Kconfig options ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 05/18] x86/pks: Add PKS setup code ira.weiny
2021-11-25 15:15   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-11-26  3:11     ` taoyi.ty
2021-11-26  9:57       ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-11-26 11:03     ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 06/18] x86/fault: Adjust WARN_ON for PKey fault ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 07/18] x86/pks: Preserve the PKRS MSR on context switch ira.weiny
2021-11-25 15:25   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 08/18] x86/entry: Preserve PKRS MSR across exceptions ira.weiny
2021-11-13  0:50   ` Ira Weiny
2021-11-25 11:19     ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-12-03  1:13     ` Andy Lutomirski
2021-11-25 14:12   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-12-07  1:54     ` Ira Weiny
2021-12-07  4:45       ` Ira Weiny
2021-12-08  0:21       ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 09/18] x86/pks: Add PKS kernel API ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 10/18] x86/pks: Introduce pks_abandon_protections() ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 11/18] x86/pks: Add PKS Test code ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 12/18] x86/pks: Add PKS fault callbacks ira.weiny
2021-08-11 21:18   ` Edgecombe, Rick P
2021-08-17  3:21     ` Ira Weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 13/18] memremap_pages: Add access protection via supervisor Protection Keys (PKS) ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 14/18] memremap_pages: Add memremap.pks_fault_mode ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:57   ` Randy Dunlap
2021-08-07 19:32     ` Ira Weiny
2021-08-11 19:01   ` Edgecombe, Rick P
2021-08-17  3:12     ` Ira Weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 15/18] kmap: Add stray access protection for devmap pages ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 16/18] dax: Stray access protection for dax_direct_access() ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 17/18] nvdimm/pmem: Enable stray access protection ira.weiny
2021-08-04  4:32 ` [PATCH V7 18/18] devdax: " ira.weiny

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