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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 6/9] perf,tracing: Prepare the perf-trace interface for RCU changes
On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 10:01:45PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> The tracepoint interface will stop providing regular RCU context; make
> sure we do it ourselves, since perf makes use of regular RCU protected
> data.
>
> Suggested-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rosted@goodmis.org>
> Suggested-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com>
> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
> ---
> kernel/events/core.c | 5 +++++
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
>
> --- a/kernel/events/core.c
> +++ b/kernel/events/core.c
> @@ -8950,6 +8950,7 @@ void perf_tp_event(u16 event_type, u64 c
> {
> struct perf_sample_data data;
> struct perf_event *event;
> + unsigned long rcu_flags;

The flags are not needed I guess, if you agree on not using in_nmi() in
trace_rcu_enter().

thanks,

- Joel


> struct perf_raw_record raw = {
> .frag = {
> @@ -8961,6 +8962,8 @@ void perf_tp_event(u16 event_type, u64 c
> perf_sample_data_init(&data, 0, 0);
> data.raw = &raw;
>
> + rcu_flags = trace_rcu_enter();
> +
> perf_trace_buf_update(record, event_type);
>
> hlist_for_each_entry_rcu(event, head, hlist_entry) {
> @@ -8996,6 +8999,8 @@ void perf_tp_event(u16 event_type, u64 c
> }
>
> perf_swevent_put_recursion_context(rctx);
> +
> + trace_rcu_exit(rcu_flags);
> }
> EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(perf_tp_event);
>
>
>

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