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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/7] add syscall tracepoints
On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 08:35:04AM -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> * Frederic Weisbecker (fweisbec@gmail.com) wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 05:24:54PM -0400, Jason Baron wrote:
> > >
> > > add two tracepoints in syscall exit and entry path, conditioned on
> > > TIF_SYSCALL_FTRACE. Supports the syscall trace event code.
> > >
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Jason Baron <jbaron@redhat.com>
> > >
> > > ---
> > > arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c | 6 ++++--
> > > include/trace/syscall.h | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
> > > kernel/tracepoint.c | 38 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > 3 files changed, 60 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c b/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c
> > > index 09ecbde..1c7301a 100644
> > > --- a/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c
> > > +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c
> > > @@ -36,6 +36,8 @@
> > > #include <asm/ds.h>
> > >
> > > #include <trace/syscall.h>
> > > +DEFINE_TRACE(syscall_enter);
> > > +DEFINE_TRACE(syscall_exit);
> > >
> > > #include "tls.h"
> > >
> > > @@ -1498,7 +1500,7 @@ asmregparm long syscall_trace_enter(struct pt_regs *regs)
> > > ret = -1L;
> > >
> > > if (unlikely(test_thread_flag(TIF_SYSCALL_FTRACE)))
> > > - ftrace_syscall_enter(regs);
> > > + trace_syscall_enter(regs, regs->orig_ax);
> > >
> > > if (unlikely(current->audit_context)) {
> > > if (IS_IA32)
> > > @@ -1524,7 +1526,7 @@ asmregparm void syscall_trace_leave(struct pt_regs *regs)
> > > audit_syscall_exit(AUDITSC_RESULT(regs->ax), regs->ax);
> > >
> > > if (unlikely(test_thread_flag(TIF_SYSCALL_FTRACE)))
> > > - ftrace_syscall_exit(regs);
> > > + trace_syscall_exit(regs, regs->ax);
> > >
> > > if (test_thread_flag(TIF_SYSCALL_TRACE))
> > > tracehook_report_syscall_exit(regs, 0);
> > > diff --git a/include/trace/syscall.h b/include/trace/syscall.h
> > > index 8cfe515..d5d8310 100644
> > > --- a/include/trace/syscall.h
> > > +++ b/include/trace/syscall.h
> > > @@ -2,6 +2,24 @@
> > > #define _TRACE_SYSCALL_H
> > >
> > > #include <asm/ptrace.h>
> > > +#include <linux/tracepoint.h>
> > > +
> > > +extern void syscall_regfunc(void);
> > > +extern void syscall_unregfunc(void);
> > > +
> > > +DECLARE_TRACE_REG(syscall_enter,
> > > + TP_PROTO(struct pt_regs *regs, long id),
> > > + TP_ARGS(regs, id),
> > > + syscall_regfunc,
> > > + syscall_unregfunc
> > > +);
> > > +
> > > +DECLARE_TRACE_REG(syscall_exit,
> > > + TP_PROTO(struct pt_regs *regs, long ret),
> > > + TP_ARGS(regs, ret),
> > > + syscall_regfunc,
> > > + syscall_unregfunc
> > > +);
> > >
> > > /*
> > > * A syscall entry in the ftrace syscalls array.
> > > diff --git a/kernel/tracepoint.c b/kernel/tracepoint.c
> > > index 1ef5d3a..5b34ff9 100644
> > > --- a/kernel/tracepoint.c
> > > +++ b/kernel/tracepoint.c
> >
> >
> >
> > At a first glance I wasn't sure tracepoint.c is the right
> > place for these.
> > But indeed putting those two callbacks here avoids any
> > dependency to the syscall tracer when someone else needs
> > the syscall tracepoints.
> >
> > Well, I guess we can keep them there.
> >
> >
> >
> > > @@ -24,6 +24,7 @@
> > > #include <linux/tracepoint.h>
> > > #include <linux/err.h>
> > > #include <linux/slab.h>
> > > +#include <linux/sched.h>
> > >
> > > extern struct tracepoint __start___tracepoints[];
> > > extern struct tracepoint __stop___tracepoints[];
> > > @@ -577,3 +578,40 @@ static int init_tracepoints(void)
> > > __initcall(init_tracepoints);
> > >
> > > #endif /* CONFIG_MODULES */
> > > +
> > > +DEFINE_MUTEX(regfunc_mutex);
> > > +int sys_tracepoint_refcount;
> >
> >
> > Looks like regfunc_mutex is only there to protect
> > sys_tracepoint_refcount. May be you can just make it atomic_t?
> >
>
> Nope, regfunc_mutex makes sure there is no disable/enable occuring
> concurrently. They only take a tasklist read lock, so they can happen
> concurrently if it wasn't for the regfunc_mutex.
>
> Unless I'm missing something totally obvious about the refcount, the
> mutex is needed, and there is no need to go for an atomic type in this
> case.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mathieu



Ah...
Eh, you're right :)

Although concurrent enable/disable of the TIF flags would reveal a bug
in the tracepoint user (enable and disable not serialized).

But yeah let's keep it as a mutex.

Thanks.


> > Thanks,
> > Frederic.
> >
> >
> > > +
> > > +void syscall_regfunc(void)
> > > +{
> > > + unsigned long flags;
> > > + struct task_struct *g, *t;
> > > +
> > > + mutex_lock(&regfunc_mutex);
> > > + if (!sys_tracepoint_refcount) {
> > > + read_lock_irqsave(&tasklist_lock, flags);
> > > + do_each_thread(g, t) {
> > > + set_tsk_thread_flag(t, TIF_SYSCALL_FTRACE);
> > > + } while_each_thread(g, t);
> > > + read_unlock_irqrestore(&tasklist_lock, flags);
> > > + }
> > > + sys_tracepoint_refcount++;
> > > + mutex_unlock(&regfunc_mutex);
> > > +}
> > > +
> > > +void syscall_unregfunc(void)
> > > +{
> > > + unsigned long flags;
> > > + struct task_struct *g, *t;
> > > +
> > > + mutex_lock(&regfunc_mutex);
> > > + sys_tracepoint_refcount--;
> > > + if (!sys_tracepoint_refcount) {
> > > + read_lock_irqsave(&tasklist_lock, flags);
> > > + do_each_thread(g, t) {
> > > + clear_tsk_thread_flag(t, TIF_SYSCALL_FTRACE);
> > > + } while_each_thread(g, t);
> > > + read_unlock_irqrestore(&tasklist_lock, flags);
> > > + }
> > > + mutex_unlock(&regfunc_mutex);
> > > +}
> > > --
> > > 1.6.0.6
> > >
> >
>
> --
> Mathieu Desnoyers
> OpenPGP key fingerprint: 8CD5 52C3 8E3C 4140 715F BA06 3F25 A8FE 3BAE 9A68



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