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From: Sven Schnelle <svens@stackframe.org>
To: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, amit.kachhap@arm.com,
	catalin.marinas@arm.com, deller@gmx.de, duwe@suse.de,
	James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com, james.morse@arm.com,
	jeyu@kernel.org, jpoimboe@redhat.com, jthierry@redhat.com,
	linux-parisc@vger.kernel.org, mingo@redhat.com,
	peterz@infradead.org, rostedt@goodmis.org,
	takahiro.akashi@linaro.org, will@kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCHv2 0/8] arm64: ftrace cleanup + FTRACE_WITH_REGS
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2019 16:39:30 +0100
Message-ID: <20191101153929.GA9053@t470p.stackframe.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191029165832.33606-1-mark.rutland@arm.com>

Hi Mark,

On Tue, Oct 29, 2019 at 04:58:24PM +0000, Mark Rutland wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> This series is a reworked version of Torsten's FTRACE_WITH_REGS series
> [1]. I've tried to rework the existing code in preparatory patches so
> that the patchable-function-entry bits slot in with fewer surprises.
> This version is based on v5.4-rc3, and can be found in my
> arm64/ftrace-with-regs branch [2].
> 
> Patch 1 adds an (optional) ftrace_init_nop(), which the core code uses
> to initialize callsites. This allows us to avoid a synthetic MCOUNT_ADDR
> symbol, and more cleanly separates the one-time initialization of the
> callsite from dynamic NOP<->CALL modification. Architectures which don't
> implement this get the existing ftrace_make_nop() with MCOUNT_ADDR.
> 
> Recently parisc gained ftrace support using patchable-function-entry.
> Patch 2 makes the handling of module callsite locations common in
> kernel/module.c with a new FTRACE_CALLSITE_SECTION definition, and
> removed the newly redundant bits from arch/parisc.
> 
> Patches 3 and 4 move the module PLT initialization to module load time,
> which simplifies runtime callsite modification. This also means that we
> don't transitently mark the module text RW, and will allow for the
> removal of module_disable_ro().
> 
> Patches 5 and 6 add some trivial infrastructure, with patch 7 finally
> adding FTRACE_WITH_REGS support. Additional work will be required for
> livepatching (e.g. implementing reliable stack trace), which is
> commented as part of patch 7.
> 
> Patch 8 is a trivial cleanup atop of the rest of the series, making the
> code easier to read and less susceptible to config-specific breakage.
> 
> Since v1 [3]:
> * Add a couple of people to Cc
> * Fold in Ard's Reviewed-by tag
> * Rename ftrace_code_init_disabled() to ftrace_nop_initialize()
> * Move ftrace_init_nop() to <linux/ftrace.h>, with kerneldoc
> * Update kerneldoc for rec parameters
[..]

I tested this series on parisc both with ftracing kernel internal functions and
module functions. Both are working fine, so feel free to add my

Tested-by: Sven Schnelle <svens@stackframe.org>

Regards
Sven

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Thread overview: 48+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-29 16:58 Mark Rutland
2019-10-29 16:58 ` [PATCHv2 1/8] ftrace: add ftrace_init_nop() Mark Rutland
2019-10-30 15:00   ` Miroslav Benes
2019-11-02 12:19   ` Amit Daniel Kachhap
2019-11-04 13:11     ` Steven Rostedt
2019-11-05  6:59       ` Amit Kachhap
2019-11-04 13:36     ` Mark Rutland
2019-11-05  6:47       ` Amit Kachhap
2019-11-06 14:15         ` Mark Rutland
2019-11-07  4:40           ` Amit Kachhap
2019-11-04 13:16   ` Steven Rostedt
2019-11-04 13:38     ` Mark Rutland
2019-11-04 13:53       ` Steven Rostedt
2019-10-29 16:58 ` [PATCHv2 2/8] module/ftrace: handle patchable-function-entry Mark Rutland
2019-10-30 15:03   ` Torsten Duwe
2019-10-31  9:02     ` Mark Rutland
2019-10-31 11:42       ` Torsten Duwe
2019-10-31 13:00         ` Mark Rutland
2019-11-04 13:28           ` Steven Rostedt
2019-11-04 14:00             ` Mark Rutland
2019-11-04 13:25   ` Steven Rostedt
2019-11-04 15:51   ` Mark Rutland
2019-11-04 20:58     ` Helge Deller
2019-11-05  8:59   ` Miroslav Benes
2019-10-29 16:58 ` [PATCHv2 3/8] arm64: module: rework special section handling Mark Rutland
2019-10-30 15:25   ` Miroslav Benes
2019-10-29 16:58 ` [PATCHv2 4/8] arm64: module/ftrace: intialize PLT at load time Mark Rutland
2019-11-02 12:20   ` Amit Daniel Kachhap
2019-11-04 13:55     ` Mark Rutland
2019-10-29 16:58 ` [PATCHv2 5/8] arm64: insn: add encoder for MOV (register) Mark Rutland
2019-10-29 16:58 ` [PATCHv2 6/8] arm64: asm-offsets: add S_FP Mark Rutland
2019-10-29 16:58 ` [PATCHv2 7/8] arm64: implement ftrace with regs Mark Rutland
2019-11-02 12:21   ` Amit Daniel Kachhap
2019-11-04 13:51     ` Mark Rutland
     [not found]   ` <CANW9uyug8WKN2fR-FmcW-C_OO_OQ_AvukM+BR7wqiJ9eFQMO9Q@mail.gmail.com>
2019-11-15  7:45     ` Torsten Duwe
2019-11-15 13:59     ` Mark Rutland
2019-10-29 16:58 ` [PATCHv2 8/8] arm64: ftrace: minimize ifdeffery Mark Rutland
2019-10-30 17:02 ` [PATCHv2 0/8] arm64: ftrace cleanup + FTRACE_WITH_REGS Torsten Duwe
2019-10-31 17:16 ` Torsten Duwe
2019-11-01  9:08   ` Mark Rutland
2019-11-01 15:39 ` Sven Schnelle [this message]
2019-11-01 16:28   ` Mark Rutland
2019-11-02 12:12 ` Amit Daniel Kachhap
2019-11-04 12:56   ` Will Deacon
2019-11-04 13:03     ` Amit Kachhap
2019-11-04 14:04       ` Mark Rutland
2019-11-05  7:06         ` Amit Kachhap
2019-11-07 11:31 ` Catalin Marinas

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