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Re: [Xen-devel] [faster-by-no-jump-table] retpoline: disable jump tables

>>> On 20.11.18 at 16:37, <nmanthey@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> To mitigate Meltdown, Xen has been fixed with a software fix, namely
> using retpoline sequences generated by the compiler. This way, indirect
> branches are protected against the attack.

Actually I was meaning to commit this right away, but then my
attention was drawn by the mention of Meltdown above: I think
you mean Spectre v2 instead? I'd like to avoid the change being
confusing to readers later on ...


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