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Date:   Fri, 3 May 2019 12:49:06 -0400
From:   Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
To:     Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>
Cc:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Linux List Kernel Mailing <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Nicolai Stange <nstange@...e.de>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
        "the arch/x86 maintainers" <x86@...nel.org>,
        Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@...hat.com>,
        Jiri Kosina <jikos@...nel.org>,
        Miroslav Benes <mbenes@...e.cz>,
        Petr Mladek <pmladek@...e.com>,
        Joe Lawrence <joe.lawrence@...hat.com>,
        Shuah Khan <shuah@...nel.org>,
        Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@...cle.com>,
        Tim Chen <tim.c.chen@...ux.intel.com>,
        Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@...utronix.de>,
        Mimi Zohar <zohar@...ux.ibm.com>,
        Juergen Gross <jgross@...e.com>,
        Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>,
        Nayna Jain <nayna@...ux.ibm.com>,
        Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>,
        Joerg Roedel <jroedel@...e.de>,
        "open list:KERNEL SELFTEST FRAMEWORK" 
        <linux-kselftest@...r.kernel.org>, stable <stable@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 1/2] x86: Allow breakpoints to emulate call
 functions

On Fri, 3 May 2019 09:44:35 -0700
Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org> wrote:

> On Fri, May 3, 2019 at 9:35 AM Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, May 03, 2019 at 12:31:26PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:  
> > > I guess the real question is, what's the performance impact of doing
> > > that?  
> >
> > Is there anyone that considers i386 a performance platform?  
> 
> Not me.  As far as I'm concerned, I will basically always gladly trade
> several cycles for simplicity on 32-bit.
>

So should I wait for a new PATCH 1 from Peter to implement it this way?
I'd like to get this into the next merge window (although, I am marking
it for stable since it fixes a bug for live kernel patching).

Linus, what's your thoughts?

-- Steve

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