[PATCH] ARM: Implement Clang's SLS mitigation

David Laight David.Laight at ACULAB.COM
Fri Feb 12 10:41:03 UTC 2021

> > on -mharden-sls=all, which mitigates the straight-line speculation
> > vulnerability, or more commonly known as Spectre, Meldown.
>                  ^ I would drop "or" here
>                                                   ^ drop comma,
>                                                     use "and",
>                                                     typo: "Meltdown"
> Although, is that a fair statement? SLS is not called Spectre or
> Meltdown by ARM, it is a speculative processor vulnerabilty. It
> might just be better to drop eerything after the first comma (although
> maybe that is just being pedantic).

or replace with:
   (speculative execution of the instruction following some unconditional jumps).

Which will save a lot of people looking up what it means.


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