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SubjectRe: [patch 4/8] x86/entry: Move irq tracing on syscall entry to C-code
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> On Mar 1, 2020, at 2:16 AM, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:
>
> Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> writes:
>
>> On Sat, 29 Feb 2020 11:25:24 -0800
>> Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net> wrote:
>>
>>>> While the tracer itself seems to handle this correctly, what about
>>>> things like BPF programs which can be attached to tracepoints and
>>>> function trace entries?
>>>
>>> I think that everything using the tracing code, including BPF, should
>>> either do its own rcuidle stuff or explicitly not execute if we’re
>>> not in CONTEXT_KERNEL. That is, we probably need to patch BPF.
>>
>> That's basically the route we are taking.
>
> Ok, but for the time being anything before/after CONTEXT_KERNEL is unsafe
> except trace_hardirq_off/on() as those trace functions do not allow to
> attach anything AFAICT.

Can you point to whatever makes those particular functions special? I failed to follow the macro maze.

>
> Thanks,
>
> tglx

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