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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 02/10] x86/gen-cpuid: Clarify the intended meaning of AVX wrt feature dependencies

>>> On 21.02.17 at 18:42, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 21/02/17 17:17, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>> On 21.02.17 at 18:12, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Which particular feature groups?  I could extend that text to say
>>> "VEX/XOP-encoded GPR instructions, such as those from the BMI{1,2} and
>>> $X sets..."
>> TBM and LWP.
> Ok.  Final text reads:
> # AVX is not taken to mean support for the VEX prefix itself (nor XOP
> # for the XOP prefix).  VEX/XOP-encoded GPR instructions, such as
> # those from the BMI{1,2}, TBM and LWP sets function fine in the
> # absence of any enabled xstate.

Thanks, looks good.


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