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From: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
To: Marco Elver <elver@google.com>
Cc: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>,
	Linux Next Mailing List <linux-next@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@google.com>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Subject: Re: linux-next: Tree for Nov 20 (kcsan + objtool)
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:37:11 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20191121183711.w2qnysscwnbxocc4@treble> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CANpmjNOHTyTRCeo3oxEPTY__TCjAQ8nMvcqDSZ6Otfs7vVESSA@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 08:48:41PM +0100, Marco Elver wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Nov 2019 at 17:18, Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> wrote:
> >
> > On 11/20/19 1:34 AM, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Changes since 20191119:
> > >
> >
> > on x86_64:
> >
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: kcsan_found_watchpoint()+0xa: call to kcsan_is_enabled() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_read1()+0x13: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_write1()+0x10: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_read2()+0x13: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_write2()+0x10: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_read4()+0x13: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_write4()+0x10: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_read8()+0x13: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_write8()+0x10: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_read16()+0x13: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_write16()+0x10: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_read_range()+0x13: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> > kernel/kcsan/core.o: warning: objtool: __tsan_write_range()+0x10: call to find_watchpoint() with UACCESS enabled
> >
> > kernel/trace/trace_branch.o: warning: objtool: ftrace_likely_update()+0x361: call to __stack_chk_fail() with UACCESS enabled
> >
> >
> > Full randconfig file is attached.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> This is due to CONFIG_CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE=y. It seems the compiler
> decides to not even inline small static inline functions. I tried to
> make this go away by adding __always_inline, but then we're also left
> with atomic64_try_cmpxchg which never gets inlined.
> 
> The optimized build simply inlines the small static inline functions.
> We certainly do not want to add more functions to the objtool
> whitelist, especially those that are private to KCSAN.
> 
> We could fix it by either:
> 
> 1. Adding __always_inline to every function used by the KCSAN runtime
> outside user_access_save + also fix atomic64_try_cmpxchg
> (atomic-instrumented.h).
> 
> 2. Just not compile KCSAN with -Os, i.e. have the Makefile strip -Os
> and replace it with -O2 for kcsan/core.c. #2 is the simpler option,
> and would probably make KCSAN more effective even with -Os. Although
> it might violate the assumption of whoever decided they want both
> CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE and KCSAN. It might also mean that future
> compilers that have a new inlining algorithm will have the same
> problem.
> 
> What do people think is better?

I haven't had a chance to look at this yet, and probably won't be able
to do so until at least Monday...

Adding PeterZ who's the objtool uaccess expert.

-- 
Josh


  reply	other threads:[~2019-11-21 18:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-20  9:34 linux-next: Tree for Nov 20 Stephen Rothwell
2019-11-20 11:22 ` Naresh Kamboju
2019-11-20 16:18 ` linux-next: Tree for Nov 20 (kcsan + objtool) Randy Dunlap
2019-11-20 19:48   ` Marco Elver
2019-11-21 18:37     ` Josh Poimboeuf [this message]
2019-11-21 18:43       ` Marco Elver
2019-11-22 15:48         ` Marco Elver
2020-03-24  9:11   ` [tip: locking/kcsan] kcsan: Prefer __always_inline for fast-path tip-bot2 for Marco Elver

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