lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2019]   [Sep]   [10]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] printf: add support for printing symbolic error codes
From
Date
On Tue, 2019-09-10 at 18:26 +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 11:39 PM Rasmus Villemoes
> <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk> wrote:
> > It has been suggested several times to extend vsnprintf() to be able
> > to convert the numeric value of ENOSPC to print "ENOSPC". This is yet
> > another attempt. Rather than adding another %p extension, simply teach
> > plain %p to convert ERR_PTRs. While the primary use case is
> >
> > if (IS_ERR(foo)) {
> > pr_err("Sorry, can't do that: %p\n", foo);
> > return PTR_ERR(foo);
> > }
> >
> > it is also more helpful to get a symbolic error code (or, worst case,
> > a decimal number) in case an ERR_PTR is accidentally passed to some
> > %p<something>, rather than the (efault) that check_pointer() would
> > result in.
> >
> > With my embedded hat on, I've made it possible to remove this.
> >
> > I've tested that the #ifdeffery in errcode.c is sufficient to make
> > this compile on arm, arm64, mips, powerpc, s390, x86 - I'm sure the
> > 0day bot will tell me which ones I've missed.
> >
> > The symbols to include have been found by massaging the output of
> >
> > find arch include -iname 'errno*.h' | xargs grep -E 'define\s*E'
> >
> > In the cases where some common aliasing exists
> > (e.g. EAGAIN=EWOULDBLOCK on all platforms, EDEADLOCK=EDEADLK on most),
> > I've moved the more popular one (in terms of 'git grep -w Efoo | wc)
> > to the bottom so that one takes precedence.
> > +#define E(err) [err + BUILD_BUG_ON_ZERO(err <= 0 || err > 300)] = #err
> > +#define E(err) [err - 512 + BUILD_BUG_ON_ZERO(err < 512 || err > 550)] = #err
>
> From long term prospective 300 and 550 hard coded here may be forgotten.
>
> > +const char *errcode(int err)
> We got long, why not to use long type for it?
>
> > +{
> > + /* Might as well accept both -EIO and EIO. */
> > + if (err < 0)
> > + err = -err;
> > + if (err <= 0) /* INT_MIN or 0 */
> > + return NULL;
> > + if (err < ARRAY_SIZE(codes_0))
> > + return codes_0[err];
>
> It won't work if one of the #ifdef:s in the array fails.
> Would it?
>
> > + if (err >= 512 && err - 512 < ARRAY_SIZE(codes_512))
> > + return codes_512[err - 512];
> > + /* But why? */
> > + if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_MIPS) && err == EDQUOT) /* 1133 */
> > + return "EDQUOT";
> > + return NULL;
> > +}
> > + long err = PTR_ERR(ptr);
> > + const char *sym = errcode(-err);
>
> Do we need additional sign change if we already have such check inside
> errcode()?

How is EBUSY differentiated from ZERO_SIZE_PTR ?


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2019-09-11 02:15    [W:0.054 / U:4.804 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site