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Re: [PATCH] x86/CET: Add tests with legacy shared objects

On Wed, 18 Jul 2018, H.J. Lu wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 1:19 PM, Joseph Myers <> wrote:
> > On Tue, 17 Jul 2018, H.J. Lu wrote:
> >
> >>       * sysdeps/x86/Makefile (tests): Add tst-legacy-1,
> >>       tst-legacy-2, tst-legacy-2a, tst-legacy-3, tst-legacy-4,
> >>       tst-legacy-4a, tst-legacy-4b and tst-legacy-4c.
> >>       (modules-names): Add tst-legacy-mod-1, tst-legacy-mod-2 and
> >>       tst-legacy-mod-4.
> >
> > I think the use of "legacy" without "cet" in test names is problematic.
> > You mean legacy with respect to CET support, but there could be any number
> > of new features with respect to which there are legacy objects (lacking
> > support for the feature, or lacking markings indicating state with respect
> > to the feature, or similar).  So I think the test names should all mention
> > "cet" explicitly.
> Will rename tst-legacy-XX to tst-cet-legacy-XX be sufficient?

Yes (that is, for the naming issue; I have not otherwise reviewed the 
substance of the tests).

Joseph S. Myers

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