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From: Linus Torvalds <>
To: Andy Lutomirski <>
Cc: "the arch/x86 maintainers" <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] x86: TLS regression fixes
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:56:35 +1200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 7:27 AM, Andy Lutomirski <> wrote:
> Thoughts?

Looks good to me.

And since I curse at people who ignore regression reports because "it
fixes a bug", I should take the time to say how much I liked seeing
you explain to the people who reported this regression why it happened
and what the thinking was. Now *that* is how things should work. "My
bad, this was the background for why it seemed like a good idea".

And I guess the second patch should also be marked for stable, since
the thing that causes problems got backported too.


      parent reply	other threads:[~2015-01-22 19:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-01-22 19:27 Andy Lutomirski
2015-01-22 19:27 ` [PATCH 1/2] x86, tls, ldt: Stop checking lm in LDT_empty Andy Lutomirski
2015-01-22 20:13   ` [tip:x86/urgent] " tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-01-22 19:27 ` [PATCH 2/2] x86, tls: Interpret an all-zero struct user_desc as "no segment" Andy Lutomirski
2015-01-22 19:47   ` Borislav Petkov
2015-01-22 20:12     ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-01-22 20:14   ` [tip:x86/urgent] x86, tls: Interpret an all-zero struct user_desc as %22no segment%22 tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-01-22 20:54   ` [tip:x86/urgent] x86, tls: Interpret an all-zero struct user_desc as "no segment" tip-bot for Andy Lutomirski
2015-01-22 19:56 ` Linus Torvalds [this message]

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