lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2020]   [Mar]   [26]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 3/4] Documentation/litmus-tests/atomic: Add a test for atomic_set()
On Thu, 26 Mar 2020, Boqun Feng wrote:

> We already use a litmus test in atomic_t.txt to describe the behavior of
> an atomic_set() with the an atomic RMW, so add it into atomic-tests
> directory to make it easily accessible for anyone who cares about the
> semantics of our atomic APIs.
>
> Besides currently the litmus test "atomic-set" in atomic_t.txt has a few
> things to be improved:
>
> 1) The CPU/Processor numbers "P1,P2" are not only inconsistent with
> the rest of the document, which uses "CPU0" and "CPU1", but also
> unacceptable by the herd tool, which requires processors start
> at "P0".
>
> 2) The initialization block uses a "atomic_set()", which is OK, but
> it's better to use ATOMIC_INIT() to make clear this is an
> initialization.
>
> 3) The return value of atomic_add_unless() is discarded
> inexplicitly, which is OK for C language, but it will be helpful
> to the herd tool if we use a void cast to make the discard
> explicit.
>
> 4) The name and the paragraph describing the test need to be more
> accurate and aligned with our wording in LKMM.
>
> Therefore fix these in both atomic_t.txt and the new added litmus test.
>
> Signed-off-by: Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@gmail.com>
> Acked-by: Andrea Parri <parri.andrea@gmail.com>
> ---

Acked-by: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>

> Documentation/atomic_t.txt | 14 +++++------
> ...c-RMW-ops-are-atomic-WRT-atomic_set.litmus | 24 +++++++++++++++++++
> Documentation/litmus-tests/atomic/README | 7 ++++++
> 3 files changed, 38 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/litmus-tests/atomic/Atomic-RMW-ops-are-atomic-WRT-atomic_set.litmus
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/atomic_t.txt b/Documentation/atomic_t.txt
> index 0ab747e0d5ac..67d1d99f8589 100644
> --- a/Documentation/atomic_t.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/atomic_t.txt
> @@ -85,21 +85,21 @@ smp_store_release() respectively. Therefore, if you find yourself only using
> the Non-RMW operations of atomic_t, you do not in fact need atomic_t at all
> and are doing it wrong.
>
> -A subtle detail of atomic_set{}() is that it should be observable to the RMW
> -ops. That is:
> +A note for the implementation of atomic_set{}() is that it must not break the
> +atomicity of the RMW ops. That is:
>
> - C atomic-set
> + C Atomic-RMW-ops-are-atomic-WRT-atomic_set
>
> {
> - atomic_set(v, 1);
> + atomic_t v = ATOMIC_INIT(1);
> }
>
> - P1(atomic_t *v)
> + P0(atomic_t *v)
> {
> - atomic_add_unless(v, 1, 0);
> + (void)atomic_add_unless(v, 1, 0);
> }
>
> - P2(atomic_t *v)
> + P1(atomic_t *v)
> {
> atomic_set(v, 0);
> }
> diff --git a/Documentation/litmus-tests/atomic/Atomic-RMW-ops-are-atomic-WRT-atomic_set.litmus b/Documentation/litmus-tests/atomic/Atomic-RMW-ops-are-atomic-WRT-atomic_set.litmus
> new file mode 100644
> index 000000000000..49385314d911
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/Documentation/litmus-tests/atomic/Atomic-RMW-ops-are-atomic-WRT-atomic_set.litmus
> @@ -0,0 +1,24 @@
> +C Atomic-RMW-ops-are-atomic-WRT-atomic_set
> +
> +(*
> + * Result: Never
> + *
> + * Test that atomic_set() cannot break the atomicity of atomic RMWs.
> + *)
> +
> +{
> + atomic_t v = ATOMIC_INIT(1);
> +}
> +
> +P0(atomic_t *v)
> +{
> + (void)atomic_add_unless(v, 1, 0);
> +}
> +
> +P1(atomic_t *v)
> +{
> + atomic_set(v, 0);
> +}
> +
> +exists
> +(v=2)
> diff --git a/Documentation/litmus-tests/atomic/README b/Documentation/litmus-tests/atomic/README
> index ae61201a4271..a1b72410b539 100644
> --- a/Documentation/litmus-tests/atomic/README
> +++ b/Documentation/litmus-tests/atomic/README
> @@ -2,3 +2,10 @@ This directory contains litmus tests that are typical to describe the semantics
> of our atomic APIs. For more information about how to "run" a litmus test or
> how to generate a kernel test module based on a litmus test, please see
> tools/memory-model/README.
> +
> +============
> +LITMUS TESTS
> +============
> +
> +Atomic-RMW-ops-are-atomic-WRT-atomic_set.litmus
> + Test that atomic_set() cannot break the atomicity of atomic RMWs.
>

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2020-03-26 15:23    [W:0.127 / U:13.572 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site