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From: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
To: Arvind Sankar <nivedita@alum.mit.edu>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	x86@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Michael Matz <matz@suse.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] x86/boot/compressed/64: Use 32-bit move for z_output_len
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 17:17:39 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200211161739.GE32279@zn.tnic> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200107194436.2166846-3-nivedita@alum.mit.edu>

On Tue, Jan 07, 2020 at 02:44:36PM -0500, Arvind Sankar wrote:
> z_output_len is a 32-bit quantity,

It took me a while to figure out why that is, with Michael's help.
Please write in the commit message why it is a 32-bit quantity so that
it is clear to readers.

Thx.

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

https://people.kernel.org/tglx/notes-about-netiquette

  reply	other threads:[~2020-02-11 16:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-07 19:44 [PATCH 1/3] x86/boot/compressed/32: Simplify calculation of output address Arvind Sankar
2020-01-07 19:44 ` [PATCH 2/3] x86/boot/compressed/64: Use leal to initialize boot stack pointer Arvind Sankar
2020-02-12 12:04   ` [tip: x86/boot] x86/boot/compressed/64: Use LEA " tip-bot2 for Arvind Sankar
2020-01-07 19:44 ` [PATCH 3/3] x86/boot/compressed/64: Use 32-bit move for z_output_len Arvind Sankar
2020-02-11 16:17   ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2020-02-11 17:33     ` [PATCH v2] x86/boot: Use 32-bit (zero-extended) " Arvind Sankar
2020-02-11 18:15       ` Borislav Petkov
2020-02-11 19:27         ` Arvind Sankar
2020-02-12  9:47           ` Borislav Petkov
2020-02-12 12:04       ` [tip: x86/boot] x86/boot/compressed/64: Use 32-bit (zero-extended) MOV " tip-bot2 for Arvind Sankar
2020-01-23 11:04 ` [tip: x86/asm] x86/boot: Simplify calculation of output address tip-bot2 for Arvind Sankar

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