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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/7] blktrace: remove blk_probe_mutex
Em Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 02:04:14PM +0800, Li Zefan escreveu:
> Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> > Em Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 09:48:26AM +0800, Li Zefan escreveu:
> >> blk_register_tracepoints() always returns 0, so make it return void, thus
> >> we don't need to use blk_probe_mutex to protect blk_probes_ref.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com>
> >
> > Historic reasons, when I first worked on this I found all those WARN_ONs
> > in blk_register_tracepoints a bogosity that should be later fixed, but
> > to reduce the patch size I never got around to submit the proper patch,
> > so I don't think that the fix is what you suggests, here it is what I
> > had before I removed the non-essential parts of the patch:
> >
>
> I though register_trace_xxx() will fail only when there is a name collision,
> in this case WARN_ON() and return 0 should be reasonable. But I just dig into
> the code and found it may allocate memory and thus might return ENOMEM, so
> I guess it's better to check the return value, though it will hardly happen
> in real-life..

Well, I disagree with that, if it can fail, it will fail someday, if
failing is such a disastrous thing, register_trace_xxx() should return
void and do the WARN_ON directly :-)

- Arnaldo

> > +static void blk_tracer_error(const char *name)
> > +{
> > + pr_info("blk trace: Couldn't activate tracepoint "
> > + "probe to block_%s\n", name);
> > +}
> > +
> > +#define register_trace_block(tpoint) \
> > + ret = register_trace_block_##tpoint(blk_add_trace_##tpoint); \
> > + if (ret) { \
> > + blk_tracer_error(#tpoint); \
> > + goto *exit_point; \
> > + } else \
> > + exit_point = &&fail_deprobe_##tpoint;
> > +
> > +
> > +#define fail_trace_block(tpoint) \
> > + fail_deprobe_##tpoint: \
> > + unregister_trace_block_##tpoint(blk_add_trace_##tpoint)
> > +
> > +static int tracing_blk_register(void)
> > +{
> > + int ret;
> > + void *exit_point = &&error;
> > +
> > + register_trace_block(rq_abort);
> > + register_trace_block(rq_insert);
> > + register_trace_block(rq_issue);
> > + register_trace_block(rq_requeue);
> > + register_trace_block(rq_complete);
> > + register_trace_block(bio_bounce);
> > + register_trace_block(bio_backmerge);
> > + register_trace_block(bio_frontmerge);
> > + register_trace_block(bio_queue);
> > + register_trace_block(getrq);
> > + register_trace_block(sleeprq);
> > + register_trace_block(plug);
> > + register_trace_block(unplug_timer);
> > + register_trace_block(unplug_io);
> > + register_trace_block(split);
> > + register_trace_block(remap);
> > +
> > + return 0;
> > +
> > + fail_trace_block(remap);
> > + fail_trace_block(split);
> > + fail_trace_block(unplug_io);
> > + fail_trace_block(unplug_timer);
> > + fail_trace_block(plug);
> > + fail_trace_block(sleeprq);
> > + fail_trace_block(getrq);
> > + fail_trace_block(bio_queue);
> > + fail_trace_block(bio_frontmerge);
> > + fail_trace_block(bio_backmerge);
> > + fail_trace_block(bio_bounce);
> > + fail_trace_block(rq_complete);
> > + fail_trace_block(rq_requeue);
> > + fail_trace_block(rq_issue);
> > + fail_trace_block(rq_insert);
> > + fail_trace_block(rq_abort);
> > +error:
> > + return ret;
> > +}
> > +
> > +static void tracing_blk_unregister(void)
> > +{
> > + unregister_trace_block_remap(blk_add_trace_remap);
> > + unregister_trace_block_split(blk_add_trace_split);
> > + unregister_trace_block_unplug_io(blk_add_trace_unplug_io);
> > + unregister_trace_block_unplug_timer(blk_add_trace_unplug_timer);
> > + unregister_trace_block_plug(blk_add_trace_plug);
> > + unregister_trace_block_sleeprq(blk_add_trace_sleeprq);
> > + unregister_trace_block_getrq(blk_add_trace_getrq);
> > + unregister_trace_block_bio_queue(blk_add_trace_bio_queue);
> > + unregister_trace_block_bio_frontmerge(blk_add_trace_bio_frontmerge);
> > + unregister_trace_block_bio_backmerge(blk_add_trace_bio_backmerge);
> > + unregister_trace_block_bio_complete(blk_add_trace_bio_complete);
> > + unregister_trace_block_bio_bounce(blk_add_trace_bio_bounce);
> > + unregister_trace_block_rq_complete(blk_add_trace_rq_complete);
> > + unregister_trace_block_rq_requeue(blk_add_trace_rq_requeue);
> > + unregister_trace_block_rq_issue(blk_add_trace_rq_issue);
> > + unregister_trace_block_rq_insert(blk_add_trace_rq_insert);
> > + unregister_trace_block_rq_abort(blk_add_trace_rq_abort);
> > + tracepoint_synchronize_unregister();
> > +}
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > - Arnaldo
> >
> >


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