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From: Yonghong Song <yhs@fb.com>
To: Kenny Yu <kennyyu@fb.com>
Cc: <andrii@kernel.org>, <ast@kernel.org>, <bpf@vger.kernel.org>,
	<daniel@iogearbox.net>, <phoenix1987@gmail.com>,
	<alexei.starovoitov@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 bpf-next 1/3] bpf: Add bpf_access_process_vm() helper
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:45:41 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <cae83c38-3c83-af42-a0ef-551611d0af5f@fb.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20220119225929.2312908-2-kennyyu@fb.com>



On 1/19/22 2:59 PM, Kenny Yu wrote:
> This adds a helper for bpf programs to access the memory of other
> tasks. This also adds the ability for bpf iterator programs to
> be sleepable.
> 
> This changes `bpf_iter_run_prog` to use the appropriate synchronization for
> sleepable bpf programs. With sleepable bpf iterator programs, we can no
> longer use `rcu_read_lock()` and must use `rcu_read_lock_trace()` instead
> to protect the bpf program.
> 
> As an example use case at Meta, we are using a bpf task iterator program
> and this new helper to print C++ async stack traces for all threads of
> a given process.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kenny Yu <kennyyu@fb.com>
> ---
>   include/linux/bpf.h            |  1 +
>   include/uapi/linux/bpf.h       | 11 +++++++++++
>   kernel/bpf/bpf_iter.c          | 20 +++++++++++++++-----
>   kernel/bpf/helpers.c           | 23 +++++++++++++++++++++++
>   kernel/trace/bpf_trace.c       |  2 ++
>   tools/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h | 11 +++++++++++
>   6 files changed, 63 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/bpf.h b/include/linux/bpf.h
> index dce54eb0aae8..29f174c08126 100644
> --- a/include/linux/bpf.h
> +++ b/include/linux/bpf.h
> @@ -2220,6 +2220,7 @@ extern const struct bpf_func_proto bpf_kallsyms_lookup_name_proto;
>   extern const struct bpf_func_proto bpf_find_vma_proto;
>   extern const struct bpf_func_proto bpf_loop_proto;
>   extern const struct bpf_func_proto bpf_strncmp_proto;
> +extern const struct bpf_func_proto bpf_access_process_vm_proto;
>   
>   const struct bpf_func_proto *tracing_prog_func_proto(
>     enum bpf_func_id func_id, const struct bpf_prog *prog);
> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h b/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h
> index fe2272defcd9..38a85e6756b2 100644
> --- a/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h
> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h
> @@ -5049,6 +5049,16 @@ union bpf_attr {
>    *		This helper is currently supported by cgroup programs only.
>    *	Return
>    *		0 on success, or a negative error in case of failure.
> + *
> + * long bpf_access_process_vm(void *dst, u32 size, const void *unsafe_ptr, struct task_struct *tsk, u32 flags)

Maybe we can change 'flags' type to u64? This will leave more room for 
future potential extensions. In all recent helpers with added 'flags', 
most of them are u64.

> + *	Description
> + *		Read *size* bytes from user space address *unsafe_ptr* in *tsk*'s
> + *		address space, and stores the data in *dst*. *flags* is not
> + *		used yet and is provided for future extensibility. This is a
> + *		wrapper of **access_process_vm**\ ().
> + *	Return
> + *		The number of bytes written to the buffer, or a negative error
> + *		in case of failure.
>    */
>   #define __BPF_FUNC_MAPPER(FN)		\
>   	FN(unspec),			\
> @@ -5239,6 +5249,7 @@ union bpf_attr {
>   	FN(get_func_arg_cnt),		\
>   	FN(get_retval),			\
>   	FN(set_retval),			\
> +	FN(access_process_vm),		\
>   	/* */
>   
[...]

  reply	other threads:[~2022-01-20  3:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 62+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-01-13 23:31 [PATCH bpf-next 0/3] Add bpf_access_process_vm helper and sleepable bpf iterator programs Kenny Yu
2022-01-13 23:31 ` [PATCH bpf-next 1/3] bpf: Add bpf_access_process_vm() helper Kenny Yu
2022-01-13 23:31 ` [PATCH bpf-next 2/3] libbpf: Add "iter.s" section for sleepable bpf iterator programs Kenny Yu
2022-01-13 23:31 ` [PATCH bpf-next 3/3] selftests/bpf: Add test " Kenny Yu
2022-01-14  0:48 ` [PATCH v2 bpf-next 0/4] Add bpf_access_process_vm helper and " Kenny Yu
2022-01-14  0:48   ` [PATCH v2 bpf-next 1/4] bpf: Add bpf_access_process_vm() helper Kenny Yu
2022-01-14  0:48   ` [PATCH v2 bpf-next 2/4] bpf: Add support for sleepable programs in bpf_iter_run_prog Kenny Yu
2022-01-14  2:50     ` Alexei Starovoitov
2022-01-14 23:15       ` Kenny Yu
2022-01-14  0:48   ` [PATCH v2 bpf-next 3/4] libbpf: Add "iter.s" section for sleepable bpf iterator programs Kenny Yu
2022-01-14  0:49   ` [PATCH v2 bpf-next 4/4] selftests/bpf: Add test " Kenny Yu
2022-01-14  2:39     ` Alexei Starovoitov
2022-01-14 23:14       ` Kenny Yu
2022-01-15  1:38         ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-01-15  4:30           ` Kenny Yu
2022-01-15 16:27           ` Gabriele
2022-01-19 16:56             ` Kenny Yu
2022-01-19 18:02 ` [PATCH v3 bpf-next 0/3] Add bpf_access_process_vm helper and " Kenny Yu
2022-01-19 18:02   ` [PATCH v3 bpf-next 1/3] bpf: Add bpf_access_process_vm() helper Kenny Yu
2022-01-19 20:16     ` Alexei Starovoitov
2022-01-19 22:51       ` Kenny Yu
2022-01-19 18:02   ` [PATCH v3 bpf-next 2/3] libbpf: Add "iter.s" section for sleepable bpf iterator programs Kenny Yu
2022-01-19 18:02   ` [PATCH v3 bpf-next 3/3] selftests/bpf: Add test " Kenny Yu
2022-01-19 22:59 ` [PATCH v4 bpf-next 0/3] Add bpf_access_process_vm helper and " Kenny Yu
2022-01-19 22:59   ` [PATCH v4 bpf-next 1/3] bpf: Add bpf_access_process_vm() helper Kenny Yu
2022-01-20  3:45     ` Yonghong Song [this message]
2022-01-20 17:11       ` Kenny Yu
2022-01-19 22:59   ` [PATCH v4 bpf-next 2/3] libbpf: Add "iter.s" section for sleepable bpf iterator programs Kenny Yu
2022-01-19 22:59   ` [PATCH v4 bpf-next 3/3] selftests/bpf: Add test " Kenny Yu
2022-01-20 17:29 ` [PATCH v5 bpf-next 0/3] Add bpf_access_process_vm helper and " Kenny Yu
2022-01-20 17:29   ` [PATCH v5 bpf-next 1/3] bpf: Add bpf_access_process_vm() helper Kenny Yu
2022-01-20 22:45     ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-01-21  2:27       ` Alexei Starovoitov
2022-01-21 17:20         ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-01-21 17:41           ` Kenny Yu
2022-01-21 17:47             ` Alexei Starovoitov
2022-01-21 18:30               ` Kenny Yu
2022-01-20 17:29   ` [PATCH v5 bpf-next 2/3] libbpf: Add "iter.s" section for sleepable bpf iterator programs Kenny Yu
2022-01-20 17:29   ` [PATCH v5 bpf-next 3/3] selftests/bpf: Add test " Kenny Yu
2022-01-20 22:48     ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-01-21 19:30 ` [PATCH v6 bpf-next 0/3] Add bpf_copy_from_user_task helper and " Kenny Yu
2022-01-21 19:30   ` [PATCH v6 bpf-next 1/3] bpf: Add bpf_copy_from_user_task() helper Kenny Yu
2022-01-21 19:53     ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-01-21 20:04       ` Yonghong Song
2022-01-21 20:07         ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-01-21 21:15           ` Yonghong Song
2022-01-24 17:30             ` Kenny Yu
2022-01-22  9:58       ` Gabriele
2022-01-22 10:08         ` Gabriele
2022-01-21 19:30   ` [PATCH v6 bpf-next 2/3] libbpf: Add "iter.s" section for sleepable bpf iterator programs Kenny Yu
2022-01-21 19:54     ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-01-21 19:30   ` [PATCH v6 bpf-next 3/3] selftests/bpf: Add test " Kenny Yu
2022-01-21 19:55     ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-01-24 18:53 ` [PATCH v7 bpf-next 0/4] Add bpf_copy_from_user_task helper and " Kenny Yu
2022-01-24 18:54   ` [PATCH v7 bpf-next 1/4] bpf: Add support for bpf iterator programs to use sleepable helpers Kenny Yu
2022-01-24 22:19     ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-01-24 18:54   ` [PATCH v7 bpf-next 2/4] bpf: Add bpf_copy_from_user_task() helper Kenny Yu
2022-01-24 22:18     ` Andrii Nakryiko
2022-01-25  4:06       ` Alexei Starovoitov
2022-01-24 18:54   ` [PATCH v7 bpf-next 3/4] libbpf: Add "iter.s" section for sleepable bpf iterator programs Kenny Yu
2022-01-24 18:54   ` [PATCH v7 bpf-next 4/4] selftests/bpf: Add test " Kenny Yu
2022-01-25  4:10   ` [PATCH v7 bpf-next 0/4] Add bpf_copy_from_user_task helper and " patchwork-bot+netdevbpf

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