APPLIED/cmnt[Xenial/backlog][Artful/backlog]: [SRU xenial/artful V2] LP#1751021 -- i386 retpoline trackers not populated

Kleber Souza kleber.souza at
Thu Mar 1 13:38:54 UTC 2018

On 02/22/18 12:53, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> We are not correctly extracting the retpoline tracker information on
> i386 leading to those being empty and thus would always pass.
> Fix the extractor so to handle the different mnemonics used in 32bit mode.
> Also add a checker which fires at insertchanges time to check the whole
> of the ABI.  For each required element check it is present or correctly
> ignored.  Finally add a specific check for the present but empty
> retpoline file and report those.
> Proposing for SRU to xenial and artful.
> -apw

Applied to xenial/master-next-backlog branch adjusting for context, and
to artful/master-next-backlog.


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