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From: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
To: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>,
	Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>,
	Evgenii Shatokhin <eshatokhin@virtuozzo.com>,
	Kristen Carlson Accardi <kristen@linux.intel.com>,
	live-patching@vger.kernel.org,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Konstantin Khorenko <khorenko@virtuozzo.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] perf-probe: Failback to symbol-base probe for probes on module
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:36:53 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210223163653.e7cf141d207ba07576d95f59@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <161404491047.941247.11308029534557469716.stgit@devnote2>

Please ignore this. I will send a better fix.

Thanks,

On Tue, 23 Feb 2021 10:48:30 +0900
Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org> wrote:

> If an error occurs on post processing (this converts probe point to
> _text relative address for identifying non-unique symbols) for the
> probes on module, failback to symbol-base probe.
> 
> There are many non-unique name symbols (local static functions can
> be in the different name spaces) in the kernel. If perf-probe uses
> a symbol-based probe definition, it can be put on an unintended
> symbol. To avoid such mistake, perf-probe tries to convert the
> address to the _text relative address expression.
> 
> However, such symbol duplication is rare for only one module. Thus
> even if the conversion fails, perf probe can failback to the symbol
> based probe.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
> ---
>  tools/perf/util/probe-event.c |   12 ++++++------
>  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c b/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c
> index a9cff3a50ddf..af946f68e32e 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/probe-event.c
> @@ -779,16 +779,16 @@ post_process_module_probe_trace_events(struct probe_trace_event *tevs,
>  
>  	map = get_target_map(module, NULL, false);
>  	if (!map || debuginfo__get_text_offset(dinfo, &text_offs, true) < 0) {
> -		pr_warning("Failed to get ELF symbols for %s\n", module);
> -		return -EINVAL;
> +		pr_info("NOTE: Failed to get ELF symbols for %s. Use symbol based probe.\n", module);
> +		return 0;
>  	}
>  
>  	mod_name = find_module_name(module);
>  	for (i = 0; i < ntevs; i++) {
> -		ret = post_process_probe_trace_point(&tevs[i].point,
> -						map, (unsigned long)text_offs);
> -		if (ret < 0)
> -			break;
> +		if (post_process_probe_trace_point(&tevs[i].point,
> +				map, (unsigned long)text_offs) < 0)
> +			pr_info("NOTE: %s is not in the symbol map. Use symbol based probe.\n",
> +				   tevs[i].point.symbol);
>  		tevs[i].point.module =
>  			strdup(mod_name ? mod_name : module);
>  		if (!tevs[i].point.module) {
> 


-- 
Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>

  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-23  7:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-18 17:09 'perf probe' and symbols from .text.<something> Evgenii Shatokhin
2021-02-18 19:35 ` Josh Poimboeuf
2021-02-22 15:05 ` Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-22 15:12   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-22 17:51   ` Josh Poimboeuf
2021-02-23  1:23     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23  7:36       ` Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23 19:45         ` Josh Poimboeuf
2021-02-24  8:00           ` Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23  1:48   ` [PATCH] perf-probe: Failback to symbol-base probe for probes on module Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23  7:36     ` Masami Hiramatsu [this message]
2021-02-23  7:09   ` 'perf probe' and symbols from .text.<something> Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23  7:37   ` [PATCH] perf-probe: dso: Add symbols in .text.* subsections to text symbol map in kenrel modules Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23 15:02     ` Evgenii Shatokhin
2021-02-23 20:11       ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2021-02-24  7:47         ` Evgenii Shatokhin

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