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    Subject[PATCH RESEND] mm: Restructure kmem_cache_create() to move debug cache integrity checks into a new function
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    kmem_cache_create() does cache integrity checks when CONFIG_DEBUG_VM
    is defined. These checks interspersed with the regular code path has
    lead to compile time warnings when compiled without CONFIG_DEBUG_VM
    defined. Restructuring the code to move the integrity checks in to a new
    function would eliminate the current compile warning problem and also
    will allow for future changes to the debug only code to evolve without
    introducing new warnings in the regular path. This restructuring work
    is based on the discussion in the following thread:

    https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/7/13/424

    Signed-off-by: Shuah Khan <shuah.khan@hp.com>
    ---
    mm/slab_common.c | 74 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------------------------
    1 file changed, 38 insertions(+), 36 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/mm/slab_common.c b/mm/slab_common.c
    index 12637ce..08bc2a4 100644
    --- a/mm/slab_common.c
    +++ b/mm/slab_common.c
    @@ -23,6 +23,41 @@ enum slab_state slab_state;
    LIST_HEAD(slab_caches);
    DEFINE_MUTEX(slab_mutex);

    +static int kmem_cache_sanity_check(const char *name, size_t size)
    +{
    +#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_VM
    + struct kmem_cache *s = NULL;
    +
    + list_for_each_entry(s, &slab_caches, list) {
    + char tmp;
    + int res;
    +
    + /*
    + * This happens when the module gets unloaded and doesn't
    + * destroy its slab cache and no-one else reuses the vmalloc
    + * area of the module. Print a warning.
    + */
    + res = probe_kernel_address(s->name, tmp);
    + if (res) {
    + pr_err("Slab cache with size %d has lost its name\n",
    + s->object_size);
    + continue;
    + }
    +
    + if (!strcmp(s->name, name)) {
    + pr_err("%s (%s): Cache name already exists.\n",
    + __func__, name);
    + dump_stack();
    + s = NULL;
    + return -EINVAL;
    + }
    + }
    +
    + WARN_ON(strchr(name, ' ')); /* It confuses parsers */
    +#endif
    + return 0;
    +}
    +
    /*
    * kmem_cache_create - Create a cache.
    * @name: A string which is used in /proc/slabinfo to identify this cache.
    @@ -53,48 +88,17 @@ struct kmem_cache *kmem_cache_create(const char *name, size_t size, size_t align
    {
    struct kmem_cache *s = NULL;

    -#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_VM
    if (!name || in_interrupt() || size < sizeof(void *) ||
    size > KMALLOC_MAX_SIZE) {
    - printk(KERN_ERR "kmem_cache_create(%s) integrity check"
    - " failed\n", name);
    + pr_err("kmem_cache_create(%s) integrity check failed\n", name);
    goto out;
    }
    -#endif

    get_online_cpus();
    mutex_lock(&slab_mutex);

    -#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_VM
    - list_for_each_entry(s, &slab_caches, list) {
    - char tmp;
    - int res;
    -
    - /*
    - * This happens when the module gets unloaded and doesn't
    - * destroy its slab cache and no-one else reuses the vmalloc
    - * area of the module. Print a warning.
    - */
    - res = probe_kernel_address(s->name, tmp);
    - if (res) {
    - printk(KERN_ERR
    - "Slab cache with size %d has lost its name\n",
    - s->object_size);
    - continue;
    - }
    -
    - if (!strcmp(s->name, name)) {
    - printk(KERN_ERR "kmem_cache_create(%s): Cache name"
    - " already exists.\n",
    - name);
    - dump_stack();
    - s = NULL;
    - goto oops;
    - }
    - }
    -
    - WARN_ON(strchr(name, ' ')); /* It confuses parsers */
    -#endif
    + if (kmem_cache_sanity_check(name, size))
    + goto oops;

    s = __kmem_cache_create(name, size, align, flags, ctor);

    @@ -102,9 +106,7 @@ oops:
    mutex_unlock(&slab_mutex);
    put_online_cpus();

    -#ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_VM
    out:
    -#endif
    if (!s && (flags & SLAB_PANIC))
    panic("kmem_cache_create: Failed to create slab '%s'\n", name);

    --
    1.7.9.5




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