Re: [GIT pull] x86/urgent for 5.3-rc5

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Tue Aug 27 2019 - 14:00:03 EST

On Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 10:46:42AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> No hurry, and I don't care deeply when this goes in. It looks safe and
> harmless, so any time as far as I'm concerned - whatever is most
> convenient for people.
> This is more of a "let's protect against any future issues" than
> anything critical right now.


> And I suspect it just means that next time somebody screws up rdrand,
> they'll screw it up to be a simple counter instead of just returning
> all-ones,

I'm reading this, and, for some reason, not even the slightest ounce of
surprise is materializing in me. I wonder why that is...


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