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Subject[PATCH 00/10] ftrace: Add register_ftrace_direct()

Alexei mentioned that he would like a way to access the ftrace fentry
code to jump directly to a custom eBPF trampoline instead of using
ftrace regs caller, as he said it would be faster.

I proposed a new register_ftrace_direct() function that would allow
this to happen and still work with the ftrace infrastructure. I posted
a proof of concept patch here:

This patch series is a more complete version, and the start of the
actual implementation. I haven't run it through my full test suite but
it passes my smoke tests and some other custom tests I built.

I also realized that I need to make the sample modules depend on X86_64
as it has inlined assembly in it that requires that dependency.

This is based on 5.4-rc6 plus the permanent patches that prevent
a ftrace_ops from being disabled by /proc/sys/kernel/ftrace_enabled

Below is the tree that contains this code.


Head SHA1: 9492654d091cb90a487ca669c58f802fa99bcd6f


-- Steve

Steven Rostedt (VMware) (10):
ftrace: Separate out the copying of a ftrace_hash from __ftrace_hash_move()
ftrace: Separate out functionality from ftrace_location_range()
ftrace: Add register_ftrace_direct()
ftrace: Add ftrace_find_direct_func()
ftrace: Add sample module that uses register_ftrace_direct()
ftrace/selftest: Add tests to test register_ftrace_direct()
ftrace: Add another example of register_ftrace_direct() use case
ftrace/selftests: Update the direct call selftests to test two direct calls
ftrace/x86: Add register_ftrace_direct() for custom trampolines
ftrace/x86: Add a counter to test function_graph with direct

arch/x86/Kconfig | 1 +
arch/x86/include/asm/ftrace.h | 13 +
arch/x86/kernel/ftrace.c | 14 +
arch/x86/kernel/ftrace_64.S | 33 +-
include/linux/ftrace.h | 50 ++-
kernel/trace/Kconfig | 8 +
kernel/trace/ftrace.c | 420 +++++++++++++++++++--
samples/Kconfig | 7 +
samples/Makefile | 1 +
samples/ftrace/Makefile | 4 +
samples/ftrace/ftrace-direct-too.c | 51 +++
samples/ftrace/ftrace-direct.c | 45 +++
.../ftrace/test.d/direct/ | 69 ++++
.../ftrace/test.d/direct/ | 84 +++++
14 files changed, 759 insertions(+), 41 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 samples/ftrace/Makefile
create mode 100644 samples/ftrace/ftrace-direct-too.c
create mode 100644 samples/ftrace/ftrace-direct.c
create mode 100644 tools/testing/selftests/ftrace/test.d/direct/
create mode 100644 tools/testing/selftests/ftrace/test.d/direct/

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