Re: [PATCH v2 01/39] Documentation/x86: Add CET description
From: Edgecombe, Rick P
Date: Mon Oct 03 2022 - 12:57:08 EST
On Fri, 2022-09-30 at 20:41 +0700, Bagas Sanjaya wrote:
> On 9/30/22 20:33, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> > > CET introduces Shadow Stack and Indirect Branch Tracking.
> > > Shadow stack is
> > > a secondary stack allocated from memory and cannot be directly
> > > modified by
> > > -applications. When executing a CALL instruction, the processor
> > > pushes the
> > > +applications. When executing a ``CALL`` instruction, the
> > > processor pushes the
> > Just to be clear, not everybody is fond of sprinkling lots of
> > ``literal
> > text`` throughout the documentation in this way. Heavy use of it
> > will
> > certainly clutter the plain-text file and can be a net negative
> > overall.
> Actually there is a trade-off between semantic correctness and plain-
> clarity. With regards to inline code samples (like identifiers), I
> into the former camp. But when I'm reviewing patches for which the
> surrounding documentation go latter camp (leave code samples alone
> markup), I can adapt to that style as long as it causes no warnings
Thanks. Unless anyone has any objections, I think I'll take all these
changes, except for the literal-izing of the instructions. They are not
really being used as code samples in this case.
Bagas, can you reply with your sign-off and I'll just apply it?