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From: Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@gmail.com>
To: "Mauricio Vásquez" <mauricio@kinvolk.io>
Cc: Network Development <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	bpf <bpf@vger.kernel.org>, Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>,
	Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>,
	Andrii Nakryiko <andrii@kernel.org>,
	Quentin Monnet <quentin@isovalent.com>,
	Rafael David Tinoco <rafaeldtinoco@gmail.com>,
	Lorenzo Fontana <lorenzo.fontana@elastic.co>,
	Leonardo Di Donato <leonardo.didonato@elastic.co>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v7 1/7] libbpf: split bpf_core_apply_relo()
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2022 17:52:57 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAADnVQ+WdxFzK9mZVO8tpRy_U=oKKUkX23KBWJWftqhuZRt9vA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20220215225856.671072-2-mauricio@kinvolk.io>

On Tue, Feb 15, 2022 at 2:59 PM Mauricio Vásquez <mauricio@kinvolk.io> wrote:
>
> BTFGen needs to run the core relocation logic in order to understand
> what are the types involved in a given relocation.
>
> Currently bpf_core_apply_relo() calculates and **applies** a relocation
> to an instruction. Having both operations in the same function makes it
> difficult to only calculate the relocation without patching the
> instruction. This commit splits that logic in two different phases: (1)
> calculate the relocation and (2) patch the instruction.
>
> For the first phase bpf_core_apply_relo() is renamed to
> bpf_core_calc_relo_insn() who is now only on charge of calculating the
> relocation, the second phase uses the already existing
> bpf_core_patch_insn(). bpf_object__relocate_core() uses both of them and
> the BTFGen will use only bpf_core_calc_relo_insn().
>
> Signed-off-by: Mauricio Vásquez <mauricio@kinvolk.io>
> Signed-off-by: Rafael David Tinoco <rafael.tinoco@aquasec.com>
> Signed-off-by: Lorenzo Fontana <lorenzo.fontana@elastic.co>
> Signed-off-by: Leonardo Di Donato <leonardo.didonato@elastic.co>
> Acked-by: Andrii Nakryiko <andrii@kernel.org>

Acked-by: Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>

  reply	other threads:[~2022-02-16  1:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-02-15 22:58 [PATCH bpf-next v7 0/7] libbpf: Implement BTFGen Mauricio Vásquez
2022-02-15 22:58 ` [PATCH bpf-next v7 1/7] libbpf: split bpf_core_apply_relo() Mauricio Vásquez
2022-02-16  1:52   ` Alexei Starovoitov [this message]
2022-02-15 22:58 ` [PATCH bpf-next v7 2/7] libbpf: Expose bpf_core_{add,free}_cands() to bpftool Mauricio Vásquez
2022-02-15 22:58 ` [PATCH bpf-next v7 3/7] bpftool: Add gen min_core_btf command Mauricio Vásquez
2022-02-15 22:58 ` [PATCH bpf-next v7 4/7] bpftool: Implement "gen min_core_btf" logic Mauricio Vásquez
2022-02-18 16:20   ` Quentin Monnet
2022-02-18 19:43     ` Mauricio Vásquez Bernal
2022-02-18 19:48       ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-02-18 19:52         ` Quentin Monnet
2022-02-15 22:58 ` [PATCH bpf-next v7 5/7] bpftool: Implement btfgen_get_btf() Mauricio Vásquez
2022-02-16 18:20   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-02-15 22:58 ` [PATCH bpf-next v7 6/7] bpftool: gen min_core_btf explanation and examples Mauricio Vásquez
2022-02-16 18:20   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-02-15 22:58 ` [PATCH bpf-next v7 7/7] selftests/bpf: Test "bpftool gen min_core_btf" Mauricio Vásquez
2022-02-16 18:20   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-02-16 18:20 ` [PATCH bpf-next v7 0/7] libbpf: Implement BTFGen Andrii Nakryiko
2022-02-17 22:07   ` Mauricio Vásquez Bernal
2022-02-17 22:12     ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-02-16 18:30 ` patchwork-bot+netdevbpf

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