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From: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>
To: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	arnd@arndb.de, tglx@linutronix.de, vincenzo.frascino@arm.com,
	luto@kernel.org
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org, linux-mips@vger.kernel.org,
	x86@kernel.org
Subject: [RFC PATCH v3 11/12] lib: vdso: split clock verification out of __arch_get_hw_counter()
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 17:08:49 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <bb92e7208d820f74188ab3edc1d56e6733f2df29.1578934751.git.christophe.leroy@c-s.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cover.1578934751.git.christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>

__arch_get_hw_counter() returns the current value of the counter if
the counter is valid or a negative number if the counter is not valid.

This is suboptimal because the validity is checked twice: once before
reading the counter and once after reading the counter.

Optionaly split the verification out of __arch_get_hw_counter()
by providing an optional __arch_is_hw_counter_valid() function.

Signed-off-by: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@c-s.fr>
---
 lib/vdso/gettimeofday.c | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/lib/vdso/gettimeofday.c b/lib/vdso/gettimeofday.c
index ea1a55507af5..001f6329e846 100644
--- a/lib/vdso/gettimeofday.c
+++ b/lib/vdso/gettimeofday.c
@@ -67,11 +67,18 @@ static __always_inline int do_hres(const struct vdso_data *vd, clockid_t clk,
 
 	do {
 		seq = vdso_read_begin(vd);
+#ifdef __arch_is_hw_counter_valid
+		if (unlikely(!__arch_is_hw_counter_valid(vd->clock_mode)))
+			return -1;
+#endif
+
 		cycles = __arch_get_hw_counter(vd->clock_mode);
 		ns = vdso_ts->nsec;
 		last = vd->cycle_last;
+#ifndef __arch_is_hw_counter_valid
 		if (unlikely((s64)cycles < 0))
 			return -1;
+#endif
 
 		ns += vdso_calc_delta(cycles, last, vd->mask, vd->mult);
 		nsec = ns >> vd->shift;
-- 
2.13.3


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Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-13 17:08 [RFC PATCH v3 00/12] powerpc: switch VDSO to C implementation Christophe Leroy
2020-01-13 17:08 ` [RFC PATCH v3 01/12] powerpc/64: Don't provide time functions in compat VDSO32 Christophe Leroy
2020-01-13 17:08 ` [RFC PATCH v3 02/12] powerpc/vdso: Switch VDSO to generic C implementation Christophe Leroy
2020-01-13 17:08 ` [RFC PATCH v3 03/12] lib: vdso: mark __cvdso_clock_getres() as static Christophe Leroy
2020-01-13 17:08 ` [RFC PATCH v3 04/12] lib: vdso: inline do_hres() and do_coarse() Christophe Leroy
2020-01-13 17:08 ` [RFC PATCH v3 05/12] lib: vdso: Avoid duplication in __cvdso_clock_getres() Christophe Leroy
2020-01-13 17:08 ` [RFC PATCH v3 06/12] lib: vdso: __iter_div_u64_rem() is suboptimal for 32 bit time Christophe Leroy
2020-01-14 11:31   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-01-13 17:08 ` [RFC PATCH v3 07/12] powerpc/vdso: simplify __get_datapage() Christophe Leroy
2020-01-13 17:08 ` [RFC PATCH v3 08/12] lib: vdso: allow arches to provide vdso data pointer Christophe Leroy
2020-01-14 23:06   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-01-15  6:15     ` Christophe Leroy
2020-01-16  9:16       ` Christophe Leroy
2020-01-16 10:35         ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-01-16 20:22           ` Andy Lutomirski
2020-01-13 17:08 ` [RFC PATCH v3 09/12] powerpc/vdso: provide inline alternative to __get_datapage() Christophe Leroy
2020-01-13 17:08 ` [RFC PATCH v3 10/12] powerpc/vdso: provide vdso data pointer from the ASM caller Christophe Leroy
2020-01-13 17:08 ` Christophe Leroy [this message]
2020-01-13 17:08 ` [RFC PATCH v3 12/12] powerpc/vdso: provide __arch_is_hw_counter_valid() Christophe Leroy

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