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From: Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>
To: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.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, svens@stackframe.org,
	takahiro.akashi@linaro.org, will@kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCHv2 1/8] ftrace: add ftrace_init_nop()
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 16:00:58 +0100 (CET)
Message-ID: <alpine.LSU.2.21.1910301559340.18400@pobox.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191029165832.33606-2-mark.rutland@arm.com>

On Tue, 29 Oct 2019, Mark Rutland wrote:

> Architectures may need to perform special initialization of ftrace
> callsites, and today they do so by special-casing ftrace_make_nop() when
> the expected branch address is MCOUNT_ADDR. In some cases (e.g. for
> patchable-function-entry), we don't have an mcount-like symbol and don't
> want a synthetic MCOUNT_ADDR, but we may need to perform some
> initialization of callsites.
> 
> To make it possible to separate initialization from runtime
> modification, and to handle cases without an mcount-like symbol, this
> patch adds an optional ftrace_init_nop() function that architectures can
> implement, which does not pass a branch address.
> 
> Where an architecture does not provide ftrace_init_nop(), we will fall
> back to the existing behaviour of calling ftrace_make_nop() with
> MCOUNT_ADDR.
> 
> At the same time, ftrace_code_disable() is renamed to
> ftrace_nop_initialize() to make it clearer that it is intended to
> intialize a callsite into a disabled state, and is not for disabling a
> callsite that has been runtime enabled. The kerneldoc description of rec
> arguments is updated to cover non-mcount callsites.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
> Reviewed-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
> Cc: Torsten Duwe <duwe@suse.de>

Reviewed-by: Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>

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Thread overview: 48+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-29 16:58 [PATCHv2 0/8] arm64: ftrace cleanup + FTRACE_WITH_REGS Mark Rutland
2019-10-29 16:58 ` [PATCHv2 1/8] ftrace: add ftrace_init_nop() Mark Rutland
2019-10-30 15:00   ` Miroslav Benes [this message]
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
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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