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Date:	Thu, 19 Jun 2014 01:13:48 +0000
From:	"Ren, Qiaowei" <>
To:	Borislav Petkov <>
CC:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	"Hansen, Dave" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>
Subject: RE: [PATCH v6 07/10] x86, mpx: decode MPX instruction to get bound
 violation information

On 2014-06-18, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 05:44:13PM +0800, Qiaowei Ren wrote:
> This whole insn decoding machinery above looks like adapted from
> arch/x86/lib/insn.c. You should merge it with the generic code in
> insn.c instead of homegrowing it here only for the purposes of MPX.
> And if it doesn't work for your needs, you should should extend the
> generic code to do so. I think we even talked about this last time.
> Also, make sure you run all your patches through before
> submitting.
Petkov, as we discussed on initial version of this patchset, general insn framework didn't work out well and I have tried to use generic struct insn, insn_field, etc. for obvious benefits.


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