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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 1/3] x86/alternatives: fully leverage automatic NOP filling

>>> On 29.06.18 at 15:22, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 29/06/18 14:00, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> As of commit 4008c71d7a ("x86/alt: Support for automatic padding
>> calculations") there's no point having explict ASM_NOPn instances in
>> alternatives anymore - drop them. As a result also drop the asm/nops.h
>> inclusion from alternative.h, adding explicit inclusions in the two
>> remaining C files needing them.
>> While touching it also move the CR4_PV32_RESTORE definition out of the
>> SMAP-specific conditional into a more general one.
>> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
> I'm fine with this in principle, but I'd prefer if it can wait until
> after I rebase my toolchain nops patch.

Well, I'm fine if this is going to happen in the foreseeable future. But
this series has been pending for over 3 months now, and I'd really
like to get my queue shrunk.


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