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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 25/37] tracing: Add support for 'field variables'
On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 02:33:04PM -0600, Tom Zanussi wrote:
> Users should be able to directly specify event fields in hist trigger
> 'actions' rather than being forced to explicitly create a variable for
> that purpose.
>
> Add support allowing fields to be used directly in actions, which
> essentially does just that - creates 'invisible' variables for each
> bare field specified in an action. If a bare field refers to a field
> on another (matching) event, it even creates a special histogram for
> the purpose (since variables can't be defined on an existing histogram
> after histogram creation).
>
> Here's a simple example that demonstrates both. Basically the
> onmatch() action creates a list of variables corresponding to the
> parameters of the synthetic event to be generated, and then uses those
> values to generate the event. So for the wakeup_latency synthetic
> event 'call' below the first param, $wakeup_lat, is a variable defined
> explicitly on sched_switch, where 'next_pid' is just a normal field on
> sched_switch, and prio is a normal field on sched_waking.
>
> Since the mechanism works on variables, those two normal fields just
> have 'invisible' variables created internally for them. In the case of
> 'prio', which is on another event, we actually need to create an
> additional hist trigger and define the invisible variable on that, since
> once a hist trigger is defined, variables can't be added to it later.
>
> echo 'wakeup_latency u64 lat; pid_t pid; int prio' >>
> /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/synthetic_events
>
> echo 'hist:keys=pid:ts0=$common_timestamp.usecs >>
> /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/events/sched/sched_waking/trigger
>
> echo 'hist:keys=next_pid:wakeup_lat=$common_timestamp.usecs-$ts0:
> onmatch(sched.sched_waking).wakeup_latency($wakeup_lat,next_pid,prio)
> >> /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/events/sched/sched_switch/trigger
>
> Signed-off-by: Tom Zanussi <tom.zanussi@linux.intel.com>
> ---

[SNIP]
> +struct hist_field *
> +create_field_var_hist(struct hist_trigger_data *target_hist_data,
> + char *subsys_name, char *event_name, char *field_name)
> +{
> + struct trace_array *tr = target_hist_data->event_file->tr;
> + struct hist_field *event_var = ERR_PTR(-EINVAL);
> + struct hist_trigger_data *hist_data;
> + unsigned int i, n, first = true;
> + struct field_var_hist *var_hist;
> + struct trace_event_file *file;
> + struct hist_field *key_field;
> + char *saved_filter;
> + char *cmd;
> + int ret;
> +
> + if (target_hist_data->n_field_var_hists >= SYNTH_FIELDS_MAX)
> + return ERR_PTR(-EINVAL);
> +
> + file = event_file(tr, subsys_name, event_name);
> +
> + if (IS_ERR(file)) {
> + ret = PTR_ERR(file);
> + return ERR_PTR(ret);
> + }
> +
> + /*
> + * Look for a histogram compatible with target. We'll use the
> + * found histogram specification to create a new matching
> + * histogram with our variable on it. target_hist_data is not
> + * yet a registered histogram so we can't use that.
> + */
> + hist_data = find_compatible_hist(target_hist_data, file);
> + if (!hist_data)
> + return ERR_PTR(-EINVAL);
> +
> + /* See if a synthetic field variable has already been created */
> + event_var = find_synthetic_field_var(target_hist_data, subsys_name,
> + event_name, field_name);
> + if (event_var && !IS_ERR(event_var))

You can use IS_ERR_OR_NULL().

> + return event_var;
> +
> + var_hist = kzalloc(sizeof(*var_hist), GFP_KERNEL);
> + if (!var_hist)
> + return ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);
> +
> + cmd = kzalloc(MAX_FILTER_STR_VAL, GFP_KERNEL);
> + if (!cmd) {
> + kfree(var_hist);
> + return ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);
> + }
> +
> + /* Use the same keys as the compatible histogram */
> + strcat(cmd, "keys=");
> +
> + for_each_hist_key_field(i, hist_data) {
> + key_field = hist_data->fields[i];
> + if (!first)
> + strcat(cmd, ",");
> + strcat(cmd, key_field->field->name);
> + first = false;
> + }
> +
> + /* Create the synthetic field variable specification */
> + strcat(cmd, ":synthetic_");
> + strcat(cmd, field_name);
> + strcat(cmd, "=");
> + strcat(cmd, field_name);
> +
> + /* Use the same filter as the compatible histogram */
> + saved_filter = find_trigger_filter(hist_data, file);
> + if (saved_filter) {
> + strcat(cmd, " if ");
> + strcat(cmd, saved_filter);
> + }
> +
> + var_hist->cmd = kstrdup(cmd, GFP_KERNEL);
> + if (!var_hist->cmd) {
> + kfree(cmd);
> + kfree(var_hist);
> + return ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM);
> + }
> +
> + /* Save the compatible histogram information */
> + var_hist->hist_data = hist_data;
> +
> + /* Create the new histogram with our variable */
> + ret = event_hist_trigger_func(&trigger_hist_cmd, file,
> + "", "hist", cmd);
> + if (ret) {
> + kfree(cmd);
> + kfree(var_hist->cmd);
> + kfree(var_hist);
> + return ERR_PTR(ret);
> + }
> +
> + kfree(cmd);
> +
> + /* If we can't find the variable, something went wrong */
> + event_var = find_synthetic_field_var(target_hist_data, subsys_name,
> + event_name, field_name);
> + if (!event_var || IS_ERR(event_var)) {

Again, IS_ERR_OR_NULL could be used.

> + kfree(cmd);

It seems like a double-free.

Thanks,
Namhyung


> + kfree(var_hist->cmd);
> + kfree(var_hist);
> + return ERR_PTR(-EINVAL);
> + }
> +
> + n = target_hist_data->n_field_var_hists;
> + target_hist_data->field_var_hists[n] = var_hist;
> + target_hist_data->n_field_var_hists++;
> +
> + return event_var;
> +}

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