Re: [PATCH] x86/umip: Add emulation for 64-bit processes
From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Tue Sep 10 2019 - 02:28:40 EST
* hpa@xxxxxxxxx <hpa@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I would strongly suggest that we change the term "emulation" to
> "spoofing" for these instructions. We need to explain that we do *not*
> execute these instructions the was the CPU would have, and unlike the
> native instructions do not leak kernel information.
Ok, I've edited the patch to add the 'spoofing' wording where
appropriate, and I also made minor fixes such as consistently
capitalizing instruction names.
Can I also add your Reviewed-by tag?
So the patch should show up in tip:x86/asm today-ish, and barring any
complications is v5.4 material.