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Subject[tip: core/objtool] objtool: Optimize find_section_by_index()
The following commit has been merged into the core/objtool branch of tip:

Commit-ID: 530389968739883a61192767e1c215653ba4ba2b
Gitweb: https://git.kernel.org/tip/530389968739883a61192767e1c215653ba4ba2b
Author: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
AuthorDate: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 18:43:35 +01:00
Committer: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
CommitterDate: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 18:28:28 +01:00

objtool: Optimize find_section_by_index()

In order to avoid a linear search (over 20k entries), add an
section_hash to the elf object.

This reduces objtool on vmlinux.o from a few minutes to around 45
seconds.

Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
Reviewed-by: Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>
Acked-by: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20200324160924.381249993@infradead.org
---
tools/objtool/elf.c | 13 ++++++++-----
tools/objtool/elf.h | 2 ++
2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/objtool/elf.c b/tools/objtool/elf.c
index ff29306..9007713 100644
--- a/tools/objtool/elf.c
+++ b/tools/objtool/elf.c
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ static struct section *find_section_by_index(struct elf *elf,
{
struct section *sec;

- list_for_each_entry(sec, &elf->sections, list)
+ hash_for_each_possible(elf->section_hash, sec, hash, idx)
if (sec->idx == idx)
return sec;

@@ -166,8 +166,6 @@ static int read_sections(struct elf *elf)
INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sec->rela_list);
hash_init(sec->rela_hash);

- list_add_tail(&sec->list, &elf->sections);
-
s = elf_getscn(elf->elf, i);
if (!s) {
WARN_ELF("elf_getscn");
@@ -201,6 +199,9 @@ static int read_sections(struct elf *elf)
}
}
sec->len = sec->sh.sh_size;
+
+ list_add_tail(&sec->list, &elf->sections);
+ hash_add(elf->section_hash, &sec->hash, sec->idx);
}

if (stats)
@@ -439,6 +440,7 @@ struct elf *elf_read(const char *name, int flags)
memset(elf, 0, sizeof(*elf));

hash_init(elf->symbol_hash);
+ hash_init(elf->section_hash);
INIT_LIST_HEAD(&elf->sections);

elf->fd = open(name, flags);
@@ -501,8 +503,6 @@ struct section *elf_create_section(struct elf *elf, const char *name,
INIT_LIST_HEAD(&sec->rela_list);
hash_init(sec->rela_hash);

- list_add_tail(&sec->list, &elf->sections);
-
s = elf_newscn(elf->elf);
if (!s) {
WARN_ELF("elf_newscn");
@@ -579,6 +579,9 @@ struct section *elf_create_section(struct elf *elf, const char *name,
shstrtab->len += strlen(name) + 1;
shstrtab->changed = true;

+ list_add_tail(&sec->list, &elf->sections);
+ hash_add(elf->section_hash, &sec->hash, sec->idx);
+
return sec;
}

diff --git a/tools/objtool/elf.h b/tools/objtool/elf.h
index 1222980..8c272eb 100644
--- a/tools/objtool/elf.h
+++ b/tools/objtool/elf.h
@@ -25,6 +25,7 @@

struct section {
struct list_head list;
+ struct hlist_node hash;
GElf_Shdr sh;
struct list_head symbol_list;
struct list_head rela_list;
@@ -71,6 +72,7 @@ struct elf {
char *name;
struct list_head sections;
DECLARE_HASHTABLE(symbol_hash, 20);
+ DECLARE_HASHTABLE(section_hash, 16);
};


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