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From: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
To: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-mm <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org, oleksandr@redhat.com,
	Suren Baghdasaryan <surenb@google.com>,
	Tim Murray <timmurray@google.com>,
	Daniel Colascione <dancol@google.com>,
	Sandeep Patil <sspatil@google.com>,
	Sonny Rao <sonnyrao@google.com>,
	Brian Geffon <bgeffon@google.com>, Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>,
	Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>,
	Shakeel Butt <shakeelb@google.com>,
	John Dias <joaodias@google.com>,
	Joel Fernandes <joel@joelfernandes.org>,
	Jann Horn <jannh@google.com>,
	alexander.h.duyck@linux.intel.com, sj38.park@gmail.com,
	Christian Brauner <christian@brauner.io>,
	Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai@virtuozzo.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 5/7] mm: support both pid and pidfd for process_madvise
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 17:42:51 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200311004251.GB87930@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <14089609-5fb1-b082-716f-c2e129d27c48@suse.cz>

On Fri, Mar 06, 2020 at 12:14:19PM +0100, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
> On 3/2/20 8:36 PM, Minchan Kim wrote:
> > There is a demand[1] to support pid as well pidfd for process_madvise
> > to reduce unnecessary syscall to get pidfd if the user has control of
> > the target process(ie, they could guarantee the process is not gone
> > or pid is not reused).
> > 
> > This patch aims for supporting both options like waitid(2). So, the
> > syscall is currently,
> > 
> > 	int process_madvise(int which, pid_t pid, void *addr,
> > 		size_t length, int advise, unsigned long flag);
> 
> This is again halfway between kernel and userspace description, so if we stick
> to userspace then it's:
> 
>  	int process_madvise(idtype_t idtype, id_t id, void *addr,
>  		size_t length, int advice, unsigned long flags);

Yub.

> 
> 
> > @which is actually idtype_t for userspace libray and currently,
> > it supports P_PID and P_PIDFD.
> > 
> > [1]  https://lore.kernel.org/linux-mm/9d849087-3359-c4ab-fbec-859e8186c509@virtuozzo.com/
> > 
> > Cc: Christian Brauner <christian@brauner.io>
> > Reviewed-by: Suren Baghdasaryan <surenb@google.com>
> > Suggested-by: Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai@virtuozzo.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
> 
> Reviewed-by: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>

Thanks!


  reply	other threads:[~2020-03-11  0:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-02 19:36 [PATCH v7 0/7] introduce memory hinting API for external process Minchan Kim
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 1/7] mm: pass task and mm to do_madvise Minchan Kim
2020-03-05 15:48   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-05-08 18:21     ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 2/7] mm: introduce external memory hinting API Minchan Kim
2020-03-03 10:33   ` kbuild test robot
2020-03-03 14:57     ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-05 18:15   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-10 22:20     ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-11  0:36       ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-12 12:40       ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-12 20:23         ` Minchan Kim
2020-05-08 18:33           ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 3/7] mm: check fatal signal pending of target process Minchan Kim
2020-03-06 10:22   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-10 22:24     ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 4/7] pid: move pidfd_get_pid function to pid.c Minchan Kim
2020-03-06 10:57   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-06 11:14   ` Christian Brauner
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 5/7] mm: support both pid and pidfd for process_madvise Minchan Kim
2020-03-06 11:14   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-11  0:42     ` Minchan Kim [this message]
2020-05-08 18:36       ` Minchan Kim
2020-05-08 23:04         ` Andrew Morton
2020-05-09 12:48           ` Christian Brauner
2020-05-09 23:14             ` Minchan Kim
2020-05-12 19:55               ` Suren Baghdasaryan
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 6/7] mm/madvise: employ mmget_still_valid for write lock Minchan Kim
2020-03-06 12:52   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-06 13:03     ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2020-03-06 16:03       ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-09 12:30         ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2020-03-10 22:28           ` Minchan Kim
2020-03-02 19:36 ` [PATCH v7 7/7] mm/madvise: allow KSM hints for remote API Minchan Kim
2020-03-06 13:13   ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-06 13:41     ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2020-03-06 16:08       ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-09 13:11         ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2020-03-09 15:08           ` Michal Hocko
2020-03-09 15:19             ` Oleksandr Natalenko
2020-03-09 15:42               ` Vlastimil Babka
2020-03-09 16:03                 ` Michal Hocko
2020-06-11  2:21   ` Jann Horn
2020-03-02 21:16 ` [PATCH v7 0/7] introduce memory hinting API for external process Andrew Morton
2020-03-02 21:42   ` Minchan Kim

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