Re: [RFD] x86: The future of MPX

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Sat Apr 28 2018 - 12:46:50 EST

On Sat, Apr 28, 2018 at 9:36 AM Linus Torvalds <
torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> They need to be run as root.

Side note: don't get me wrong. If the MPX stuff isn't supported by gcc,
then there is little point in us supporting it in the kernel either.

So I'm just saying that the test-case is root-only and the crash doesn't
necessarily mean anything else than "badly written test".