Re: [PATCH v2] x86/speculation: Use DECLARE_PER_CPU for x86_spec_ctrl_current

From: Jakub Kicinski
Date: Thu Jul 14 2022 - 17:30:33 EST

On Wed, 13 Jul 2022 08:24:37 -0700 Nathan Chancellor wrote:
> Clang warns:
> arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c:58:21: error: section attribute is specified on redeclared variable [-Werror,-Wsection]
> DEFINE_PER_CPU(u64, x86_spec_ctrl_current);
> ^
> arch/x86/include/asm/nospec-branch.h:283:12: note: previous declaration is here
> extern u64 x86_spec_ctrl_current;
> ^
> 1 error generated.
> The declaration should be using DECLARE_PER_CPU instead so all
> attributes stay in sync.
> Cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Fixes: fc02735b14ff ("KVM: VMX: Prevent guest RSB poisoning attacks with eIBRS")
> Reported-by: kernel test robot <lkp@xxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@xxxxxxxxxx>

Hi, sorry to bother, any idea on the ETA for this fix getting into
Linus's tree? I'm trying to figure out if we should wait with
forwarding the networking trees or this will take a while.