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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 7/7] x86/ucode/intel: Fold structures together

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  • From: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 12:40:19 +0000
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On 26/03/2020 15:05, Jan Beulich wrote:
> On 26.03.2020 15:50, Andrew Cooper wrote:
>> On a perhaps tangential note, what (if anything) are you plans regarding
>> backport here?
>> These defines are ok for a transitional period across a series (and
>> probably means I'll need to get the AMD side ready to be committed at
>> the same time), but I don't think we'd want them in the code for the
>> longterm.
>> I personally wasn't overly concerned about backports, but if you are, we
>> should probably take this into consideration for the fixes.
> Till now I didn't see a strong reason why backporting might be
> needed (or even just wanted).

The gratuitous memory allocation fixes would be the most compelling (and
even then, not massively so), but they're sufficiently interlaced with
the rest of the cleanup that I wasn't expecting backports to be a
pleasant idea.




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