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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/14] arm: Add restartable sequences support
----- On May 17, 2018, at 9:32 AM, Will Deacon will.deacon@arm.com wrote:

> On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 04:13:13PM -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
>> ----- On May 16, 2018, at 12:18 PM, Peter Zijlstra peterz@infradead.org wrote:
>>
>> > On Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 06:44:22PM -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
>> >> diff --git a/arch/arm/Kconfig b/arch/arm/Kconfig
>> >> index a7f8e7f4b88f..4f5c386631d4 100644
>> >> --- a/arch/arm/Kconfig
>> >> +++ b/arch/arm/Kconfig
>> >> @@ -91,6 +91,7 @@ config ARM
>> >> select HAVE_PERF_USER_STACK_DUMP
>> >> select HAVE_RCU_TABLE_FREE if (SMP && ARM_LPAE)
>> >> select HAVE_REGS_AND_STACK_ACCESS_API
>> >> + select HAVE_RSEQ
>> >> select HAVE_SYSCALL_TRACEPOINTS
>> >> select HAVE_UID16
>> >> select HAVE_VIRT_CPU_ACCOUNTING_GEN
>> >> diff --git a/arch/arm/kernel/signal.c b/arch/arm/kernel/signal.c
>> >> index bd8810d4acb3..5879ab3f53c1 100644
>> >> --- a/arch/arm/kernel/signal.c
>> >> +++ b/arch/arm/kernel/signal.c
>> >> @@ -541,6 +541,12 @@ static void handle_signal(struct ksignal *ksig, struct
>> >> pt_regs *regs)
>> >> int ret;
>> >>
>> >> /*
>> >> + * Increment event counter and perform fixup for the pre-signal
>> >> + * frame.
>> >> + */
>> >> + rseq_signal_deliver(regs);
>> >> +
>> >> + /*
>> >> * Set up the stack frame
>> >> */
>> >> if (ksig->ka.sa.sa_flags & SA_SIGINFO)
>> >> @@ -660,6 +666,7 @@ do_work_pending(struct pt_regs *regs, unsigned int
>> >> thread_flags, int syscall)
>> >> } else {
>> >> clear_thread_flag(TIF_NOTIFY_RESUME);
>> >> tracehook_notify_resume(regs);
>> >> + rseq_handle_notify_resume(regs);
>> >> }
>> >> }
>> >> local_irq_disable();
>> >
>> > I think you forgot to hook up rseq_syscall() checking.
>>
>> Considering that rseq_syscall is implemented as follows:
>>
>> +void rseq_syscall(struct pt_regs *regs)
>> +{
>> + unsigned long ip = instruction_pointer(regs);
>> + struct task_struct *t = current;
>> + struct rseq_cs rseq_cs;
>> +
>> + if (!t->rseq)
>> + return;
>> + if (!access_ok(VERIFY_READ, t->rseq, sizeof(*t->rseq)) ||
>> + rseq_get_rseq_cs(t, &rseq_cs) || in_rseq_cs(ip, &rseq_cs))
>> + force_sig(SIGSEGV, t);
>> +}
>>
>> and that x86 calls it from syscall_return_slowpath() (which AFAIU is
>> now used in the fast-path since KPTI), I wonder where we should call
>> this on ARM ? I was under the impression that ARM return to userspace
>> fast-path was not calling C code unless work flags were set, but I might
>> be wrong.
>>
>> Thoughts ?
>
> Since this only matters for CONFIG_DEBUG_RSEQ, can we just force the
> slowpath for rseq tasks when that option is set?

Or as proposed by Boqun, we can simply call rseq_syscall in a CONFIG_DEBUG_RSEQ
ifdef. Given that this is a debug option, is it worth it to add the current->rseq
test for NULL in assembly before the call, or do we want to favor simplicity ?

Thanks,

Mathieu

>
> Will

--
Mathieu Desnoyers
EfficiOS Inc.
http://www.efficios.com
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