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From: Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@gmail.com>
To: Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com>
Cc: bpf <bpf@vger.kernel.org>, Networking <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	open list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Peter Ziljstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>,
	Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>,
	Kernel Team <kernel-team@fb.com>,
	john fastabend <john.fastabend@gmail.com>,
	KP Singh <kpsingh@chromium.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 bpf-next 0/4] bpf: introduce bpf_get_task_stack()
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 12:25:29 -0700
Message-ID: <CAEf4BzbUh-Q=7a0cyxWm+=DA9hhovpLRcBGsq2ocXoCWpC2SUA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200629055530.3244342-1-songliubraving@fb.com>

On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 11:54 AM Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com> wrote:
>
> This set introduces a new helper bpf_get_task_stack(). The primary use case
> is to dump all /proc/*/stack to seq_file via bpf_iter__task.
>
> A few different approaches have been explored and compared:
>
>   1. A simple wrapper around stack_trace_save_tsk(), as v1 [1].
>
>      This approach introduces new syntax, which is different to existing
>      helper bpf_get_stack(). Therefore, this is not ideal.
>
>   2. Extend get_perf_callchain() to support "task" as argument.
>
>      This approach reuses most of bpf_get_stack(). However, extending
>      get_perf_callchain() requires non-trivial changes to architecture
>      specific code. Which is error prone.
>
>   3. Current (v2) approach, leverages most of existing bpf_get_stack(), and
>      uses stack_trace_save_tsk() to handle architecture specific logic.
>
> [1] https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/20200623070802.2310018-1-songliubraving@fb.com/
>
> Changes v3 => v4:
> 1. Simplify the selftests with bpf_iter.h. (Yonghong)
> 2. Add example output to commit log of 4/4. (Yonghong)
>
> Changes v2 => v3:
> 1. Rebase on top of bpf-next. (Yonghong)
> 2. Sanitize get_callchain_entry(). (Peter)
> 3. Use has_callchain_buf for bpf_get_task_stack. (Andrii)
> 4. Other small clean up. (Yonghong, Andrii).
>
> Changes v1 => v2:
> 1. Reuse most of bpf_get_stack() logic. (Andrii)
> 2. Fix unsigned long vs. u64 mismatch for 32-bit systems. (Yonghong)
> 3. Add %pB support in bpf_trace_printk(). (Daniel)
> 4. Fix buffer size to bytes.
>
> Song Liu (4):
>   perf: expose get/put_callchain_entry()
>   bpf: introduce helper bpf_get_task_stack()
>   bpf: allow %pB in bpf_seq_printf() and bpf_trace_printk()
>   selftests/bpf: add bpf_iter test with bpf_get_task_stack()
>
>  include/linux/bpf.h                           |  1 +
>  include/linux/perf_event.h                    |  2 +
>  include/uapi/linux/bpf.h                      | 36 ++++++++-
>  kernel/bpf/stackmap.c                         | 75 ++++++++++++++++++-
>  kernel/bpf/verifier.c                         |  4 +-
>  kernel/events/callchain.c                     | 13 ++--
>  kernel/trace/bpf_trace.c                      | 12 ++-
>  scripts/bpf_helpers_doc.py                    |  2 +
>  tools/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h                | 36 ++++++++-
>  .../selftests/bpf/prog_tests/bpf_iter.c       | 17 +++++
>  .../selftests/bpf/progs/bpf_iter_task_stack.c | 37 +++++++++
>  11 files changed, 220 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100644 tools/testing/selftests/bpf/progs/bpf_iter_task_stack.c
>
> --
> 2.24.1

Thanks for working on this! This will enable a whole new set of tools
and applications.

Acked-by: Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@fb.com>

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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-29  5:55 Song Liu
2020-06-29  5:55 ` [PATCH v4 bpf-next 1/4] perf: expose get/put_callchain_entry() Song Liu
2020-06-29  5:55 ` [PATCH v4 bpf-next 2/4] bpf: introduce helper bpf_get_task_stack() Song Liu
2020-06-30  4:18   ` Alexei Starovoitov
2020-06-30  6:12     ` Song Liu
2020-06-29  5:55 ` [PATCH v4 bpf-next 3/4] bpf: allow %pB in bpf_seq_printf() and bpf_trace_printk() Song Liu
2020-06-29  5:55 ` [PATCH v4 bpf-next 4/4] selftests/bpf: add bpf_iter test with bpf_get_task_stack() Song Liu
2020-06-29 15:06   ` Yonghong Song
2020-06-29 16:56     ` Song Liu
2020-06-29 18:22       ` Yonghong Song
2020-06-29 19:25 ` Andrii Nakryiko [this message]

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