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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
Cc: "Jens Axboe" <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	"Carter Li 李通洲" <carter.li@eoitek.com>,
	"Pavel Begunkov" <asml.silence@gmail.com>,
	io-uring <io-uring@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] task_work_run: don't take ->pi_lock unconditionally
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:39:38 +0100
Message-ID: <20200220163938.GA18400@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200218155017.GD3466@redhat.com>

On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 04:50:18PM +0100, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> As Peter pointed out, task_work() can avoid ->pi_lock and cmpxchg()
> if task->task_works == NULL && !PF_EXITING.
> 
> And in fact the only reason why task_work_run() needs ->pi_lock is
> the possible race with task_work_cancel(), we can optimize this code
> and make the locking more clear.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
> ---

Still playing with my try_cmpxchg() patches, how does the below look on
top?

---
--- a/kernel/task_work.c
+++ b/kernel/task_work.c
@@ -27,14 +27,13 @@ static struct callback_head work_exited;
 int
 task_work_add(struct task_struct *task, struct callback_head *work, bool notify)
 {
-	struct callback_head *head;
+	struct callback_head *head = READ_ONCE(tsk->task_works);
 
 	do {
-		head = READ_ONCE(task->task_works);
 		if (unlikely(head == &work_exited))
 			return -ESRCH;
 		work->next = head;
-	} while (cmpxchg(&task->task_works, head, work) != head);
+	} while (!try_cmpxchg(&task->task_works, &head, work))
 
 	if (notify)
 		set_notify_resume(task);
@@ -90,26 +89,24 @@ task_work_cancel(struct task_struct *tas
 void task_work_run(void)
 {
 	struct task_struct *task = current;
-	struct callback_head *work, *head, *next;
+	struct callback_head *work, *next;
 
 	for (;;) {
-		/*
-		 * work->func() can do task_work_add(), do not set
-		 * work_exited unless the list is empty.
-		 */
-		do {
-			head = NULL;
-			work = READ_ONCE(task->task_works);
-			if (!work) {
-				if (task->flags & PF_EXITING)
-					head = &work_exited;
-				else
-					break;
-			}
-		} while (cmpxchg(&task->task_works, work, head) != work);
+		work = READ_ONCE(task->task_works);
+		if (!work) {
+			if (!(task->flags & PF_EXITING))
+				return;
+
+			/*
+			 * work->func() can do task_work_add(), do not set
+			 * work_exited unless the list is empty.
+			 */
+			if (try_cmpxchg(&task->task_works, &work, &work_exited))
+				return;
+		}
+
+		work = xchg(&task->task_works, NULL);
 
-		if (!work)
-			break;
 		/*
 		 * Synchronize with task_work_cancel(). It can not remove
 		 * the first entry == work, cmpxchg(task_works) must fail.

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Thread overview: 59+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-12 16:31 [ISSUE] The time cost of IOSQE_IO_LINK Carter Li 李通洲
2020-02-12 17:11 ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-12 17:22   ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-12 17:29     ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-13  0:33   ` Carter Li 李通洲
2020-02-13 15:08     ` Pavel Begunkov
2020-02-13 15:14       ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-13 15:51         ` Carter Li 李通洲
2020-02-14  1:25           ` Carter Li 李通洲
2020-02-14  2:45             ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-14  5:03               ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-14 15:32                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-14 15:47                   ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-14 16:18                     ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-14 17:52                       ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-14 20:44                         ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-15  0:16                           ` Carter Li 李通洲
2020-02-15  1:10                             ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-15  1:25                               ` Carter Li 李通洲
2020-02-15  1:27                                 ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-15  6:01                                   ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-15  6:32                                     ` Carter Li 李通洲
2020-02-15 15:11                                       ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-16 19:06                                     ` Pavel Begunkov
2020-02-16 22:23                                       ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-17 10:30                                         ` Pavel Begunkov
2020-02-17 19:30                                           ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-16 23:06                                       ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-16 23:07                                         ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-17 12:09                           ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-17 16:12                             ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-17 17:16                               ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-17 17:46                                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-17 18:16                                   ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-18 13:13                                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-18 14:27                                       ` [PATCH] asm-generic/atomic: Add try_cmpxchg() fallbacks Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-18 14:40                                         ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-20 10:30                                         ` Will Deacon
2020-02-20 10:37                                           ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-20 10:39                                             ` Will Deacon
2020-02-18 14:56                                       ` [ISSUE] The time cost of IOSQE_IO_LINK Oleg Nesterov
2020-02-18 15:07                                         ` Oleg Nesterov
2020-02-18 15:38                                           ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-18 16:33                                             ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-18 15:07                                         ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-18 15:50                                           ` [PATCH] task_work_run: don't take ->pi_lock unconditionally Oleg Nesterov
2020-02-20 16:39                                             ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2020-02-20 17:22                                               ` Oleg Nesterov
2020-02-20 17:49                                                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-21 14:52                                                   ` Oleg Nesterov
2020-02-24 18:47                                                     ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-28 19:17                                                       ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-28 19:25                                                         ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-28 19:28                                                           ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-28 20:06                                                             ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-02-28 20:15                                                               ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-18 16:46                                       ` [ISSUE] The time cost of IOSQE_IO_LINK Jens Axboe
2020-02-18 16:52                                         ` Jens Axboe
2020-02-18 13:13                               ` Peter Zijlstra

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