Re: [PATCH 1/1] x86/boot: clear some fields explicitly

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Thu Jul 25 2019 - 18:33:03 EST

On 7/25/19 3:03 PM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Jul 2019, hpa@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> On July 25, 2019 2:48:30 PM PDT, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> But seriously I think it's not completely insane what they are doing
>>> and the table based approach is definitely more readable and maintainable
>>> than the existing stuff.
>> Doing this table based does seem like a good idea.
> The question is whether we use a 'toclear' table or a 'preserve' table. I'd
> argue that the 'preserve' approach is saner.

I agree.

>> Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
> I surely excuse the brevity, but the formatting mess which that brevity app
> creates is not excusable.

I'll try to improve it...