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Date:   Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:31:32 -0500
From:   Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@...hat.com>
To:     Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:     the arch/x86 maintainers <x86@...nel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
        Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
        Alexander Potapenko <glider@...gle.com>,
        Dmitriy Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>,
        Matthias Kaehlcke <mka@...omium.org>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 3/4] x86/asm: Make alternative macro interfaces more
 clear and consistent

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 12:25:42PM -0500, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> 2) Put "sp" in the clobbers list instead of as an i/o constraint.  This
>    mostly works for GCC, and doesn't break clang.  However, it causes
>    GCC to insert a "lea -0x10(%rbp),%rsp" in the epilogue of every
>    affected function.

And maybe this extra instruction is negligible for performance and not a
big deal?  I might look at this one after the holiday too.

-- 
Josh

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