Re: [RFC v2 0/6] x86: dynamic indirect branch promotion
From: Andy Lutomirski
Date: Mon Dec 31 2018 - 14:51:27 EST
On Sun, Dec 30, 2018 at 11:20 PM Nadav Amit <namit@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> This is a revised version of optpolines (formerly named retpolines) for
> dynamic indirect branch promotion in order to reduce retpoline overheads
Some of your changelogs still call them "relpolines".
I have a crazy suggestion: maybe don't give them a cute name at all?
Where it's actually necessary to name them (like in a config option),
use a description like CONFIG_DYNAMIC_DEVIRTUALIZATION or
CONFIG_PATCH_INDIRECT_CALLS or something.