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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, x86@kernel.org,
	Nadav Amit <nadav.amit@gmail.com>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	Daniel Bristot de Oliveira <bristot@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] x86/alternatives: Teach text_poke_bp() to emulate instructions
Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2019 10:05:27 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20191007080527.GA2311@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191004224540.766dc0fd824bcd5b8baa2f4c@kernel.org>

On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 10:45:40PM +0900, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> 
> On Thu, 3 Oct 2019 13:01:06 +0200
> Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:

> > > I'm halfway through a patch introducing:
> > > 
> > >   union text_poke_insn {
> > > 	u8 code[POKE_MAX_OPCODE_SUZE];
> > > 	struct {
> > > 		u8 opcode;
> > > 		s32 disp;
> > > 	} __attribute__((packed));
> > >   };
> > > 
> > > to text-patching.h to unify all such custom unions we have all over the
> > > place. I'll mob up the above in that.
> 
> I think it is good to unify such unions, but I meant above was, it was
> also important to unify the opcode macro. Since poke_int3_handler()
> clasifies the opcode by your *_INSN_OPCODE macro, it is natual to use
> those opcode for text_poke_bp() interface.

Right, but I think we should do that as another patch, there's a lot of
instances in that file and just changing one or two over is 'weird'.

I can put it on the todo to fix that all up.

  reply	other threads:[~2019-10-07  8:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 61+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-27 18:06 [PATCH 0/3] Rewrite x86/ftrace to use text_poke() Peter Zijlstra
2019-08-27 18:06 ` [PATCH 1/3] x86/alternatives: Teach text_poke_bp() to emulate instructions Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-03  5:00   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2019-10-03  8:27     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-03 11:01       ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-03 12:32         ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-04 13:45         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2019-10-07  8:05           ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2019-10-09 13:07           ` x86/kprobes bug? (was: [PATCH 1/3] x86/alternatives: Teach text_poke_bp() to emulate instructions) Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-09 13:26             ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-09 13:28               ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-09 14:26             ` Mathieu Desnoyers
2019-10-17 19:59               ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-03 13:05       ` [PATCH 1/3] x86/alternatives: Teach text_poke_bp() to emulate instructions Peter Zijlstra
2019-08-27 18:06 ` [PATCH 2/3] x86/alternatives,jump_label: Provide better text_poke() batching interface Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-02 16:34   ` Daniel Bristot de Oliveira
2019-10-03  5:50   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2019-08-27 18:06 ` [PATCH 3/3] x86/ftrace: Use text_poke() Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-02 16:35   ` Daniel Bristot de Oliveira
2019-10-02 18:21     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-03 22:10       ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-04  8:10         ` Daniel Bristot de Oliveira
2019-10-04 13:40           ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-04 14:44             ` Daniel Bristot de Oliveira
2019-10-04 15:13               ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-07  8:08           ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-11  7:01           ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-11  7:37             ` Daniel Bristot de Oliveira
2019-10-11 10:57               ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-11 13:11               ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-04 11:22         ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-04 13:42           ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-22  0:36             ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-22  0:43               ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-22  3:10                 ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-22  3:16                   ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-22  3:19                     ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-22  4:05                       ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-22 11:19                         ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-22 13:44                           ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-22 17:50                             ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-22 18:10                               ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-22 20:46                                 ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-22 21:04                                   ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-22 21:58                                     ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-22 22:17                                       ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-23  2:02                                         ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-22 22:45                                       ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-10-22 23:21                                         ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-22 23:49                                         ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-23  4:20                                           ` Andy Lutomirski
2019-10-23  9:02                                             ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-10-23 16:23                                       ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-23 17:42                                         ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-23 19:34                                         ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-23 20:08                                           ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-23 22:36                                             ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-22  3:55                     ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-03  5:52     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2019-08-28  7:22 ` [PATCH 0/3] Rewrite x86/ftrace to use text_poke() Song Liu
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2019-08-26 12:51 Peter Zijlstra
2019-08-26 12:51 ` [PATCH 1/3] x86/alternatives: Teach text_poke_bp() to emulate instructions Peter Zijlstra

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