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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v7 12/12] xen: clarify the security-support status of Kconfig options on ARM

On Wed, Jul 25, 2018 at 10:50 AM, Julien Grall <julien.grall@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Anything you can select in menuconfig without passing
>> XEN_CONFIG_EXPERT=y is security supported.  Anything hidden behind
>> XEN_CONFIG_EXPERT is security supported in its default configuration.
> Could you clarify what you mean by security supported here? For instance,
> "livepatch" is selectable on Arm with XEN_CONFIG_EXPERT=y but it is marked
> as "experimental" in SUPPORT.MD.

I think Andy means something like, "supported when no admin action is
taken to activate it".  Livepatch doesn't just happen by itself; you
have to take an action to trigger the behavior, so it's not supported.


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