[PATCH v2] aarch64: MTE compatible strncmp
Tue Jun 23 17:00:09 GMT 2020
The 06/16/2020 12:44, Alex Butler wrote:
> Add support for MTE to strncmp. Regression tested with xcheck and benchmarked
> with glibc's benchtests on the Cortex-A53, Cortex-A72, and Neoverse N1.
> The existing implementation assumes that any access to the pages in which the
> string resides is safe. This assumption is not true when MTE is enabled. This
> patch updates the algorithm to ensure that accesses remain within the bounds
> of an MTE tag (16-byte chunks) and improves overall performance.
> Co-authored-by: Branislav Rankov <email@example.com>
> Co-authored-by: Wilco Dijkstra <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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