Re: [PATCH] x86 : Ensure X86_FLAGS_NT is cleared on syscall entry
From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Fri Sep 26 2014 - 19:32:28 EST
On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 3:00 PM, Chuck Ebbert <cebbert.lkml@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I don't get it. Why isn't this patch acceptable, at least on x86-64
> where NT is never valid?
Why do you think it's not acceptable? Why do you raise a stink *one*
day after the patch - that seems to not be very important - is sent
Why would SIGSEGV even be that bad? The program does crap things, why
accept it silently?
I don't think the patch is necessarily wrong, but I don't see why it
would be critical, and I *definitely* don't see why the f*ck you are
making a big deal of it.
Go away, stop bothering people.
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