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From: Yonghong Song <yhs@fb.com>
To: Brendan Jackman <jackmanb@google.com>, <bpf@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>,
	Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>,
	Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@gmail.com>,
	KP Singh <kpsingh@chromium.org>,
	Florent Revest <revest@chromium.org>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v5 09/11] bpf: Add bitwise atomic instructions
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 22:53:51 -0800
Message-ID: <b1a991a8-4254-285c-d72e-029de284f50c@fb.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201215121816.1048557-11-jackmanb@google.com>



On 12/15/20 4:18 AM, Brendan Jackman wrote:
> This adds instructions for
> 
> atomic[64]_[fetch_]and
> atomic[64]_[fetch_]or
> atomic[64]_[fetch_]xor
> 
> All these operations are isomorphic enough to implement with the same
> verifier, interpreter, and x86 JIT code, hence being a single commit.
> 
> The main interesting thing here is that x86 doesn't directly support
> the fetch_ version these operations, so we need to generate a CMPXCHG
> loop in the JIT. This requires the use of two temporary registers,
> IIUC it's safe to use BPF_REG_AX and x86's AUX_REG for this purpose.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Brendan Jackman <jackmanb@google.com>

Acked-by: Yonghong Song <yhs@fb.com>

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Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-15 12:18 [PATCH bpf-next v4 00/11] Atomics for eBPF Brendan Jackman
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 01/11] bpf: x86: Factor out emission of ModR/M for *(reg + off) Brendan Jackman
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v2] libbpf: Expose libbpf ringbufer epoll_fd Brendan Jackman
2020-12-15 18:35   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 02/11] bpf: x86: Factor out emission of REX byte Brendan Jackman
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 03/11] bpf: x86: Factor out a lookup table for some ALU opcodes Brendan Jackman
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 04/11] bpf: Rename BPF_XADD and prepare to encode other atomics in .imm Brendan Jackman
2020-12-15 14:05   ` Björn Töpel
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 05/11] bpf: Move BPF_STX reserved field check into BPF_STX verifier code Brendan Jackman
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 06/11] bpf: Add BPF_FETCH field / create atomic_fetch_add instruction Brendan Jackman
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 07/11] bpf: Add instructions for atomic_[cmp]xchg Brendan Jackman
2020-12-16  6:47   ` Yonghong Song
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 08/11] bpf: Pull out a macro for interpreting atomic ALU operations Brendan Jackman
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 09/11] bpf: Add bitwise atomic instructions Brendan Jackman
2020-12-16  6:53   ` Yonghong Song [this message]
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 10/11] bpf: Add tests for new BPF atomic operations Brendan Jackman
2020-12-15 12:18 ` [PATCH bpf-next v5 11/11] bpf: Document new atomic instructions Brendan Jackman
2020-12-16  7:08   ` Yonghong Song
2020-12-16 11:44     ` Brendan Jackman
2020-12-16 15:25       ` Yonghong Song

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