Re: [PATCH] KVM: x86: Fix x86_decode_insn() return when fetching insn bytes fails
From: Jim Mattson
Date: Fri Aug 16 2019 - 17:16:43 EST
On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 9:20 AM Sean Christopherson
> Jump to the common error handling in x86_decode_insn() if
> __do_insn_fetch_bytes() fails so that its error code is converted to the
> appropriate return type. Although the various helpers used by
> x86_decode_insn() return X86EMUL_* values, x86_decode_insn() itself
> returns EMULATION_FAILED or EMULATION_OK.
> This doesn't cause a functional issue as the sole caller,
> x86_emulate_instruction(), currently only cares about success vs.
> failure, and success is indicated by '0' for both types
> (X86EMUL_CONTINUE and EMULATION_OK).
> Fixes: 285ca9e948fa ("KVM: emulate: speed up do_insn_fetch")
> Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <sean.j.christopherson@xxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Jim Mattson <jmattson@xxxxxxxxxx>