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From: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-arch@vger.kernel.org, kernel-team@android.com,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Segher Boessenkool <segher@kernel.crashing.org>,
	Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@de.ibm.com>,
	Luc Van Oostenryck <luc.vanoostenryck@gmail.com>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@gmail.com>
Subject: [RFC PATCH 3/8] fault_inject: Don't rely on "return value" from WRITE_ONCE()
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 16:56:31 +0000
Message-ID: <20200110165636.28035-4-will@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200110165636.28035-1-will@kernel.org>

It's a bit weird that WRITE_ONCE() evaluates to the value it stores and
it's different to smp_store_release(), which can't be used this way.

In preparation for preventing this in WRITE_ONCE(), change the fault
injection code to use a local variable instead.

Cc: Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
---
 lib/fault-inject.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/fault-inject.c b/lib/fault-inject.c
index 8186ca84910b..ce12621b4275 100644
--- a/lib/fault-inject.c
+++ b/lib/fault-inject.c
@@ -106,7 +106,9 @@ bool should_fail(struct fault_attr *attr, ssize_t size)
 		unsigned int fail_nth = READ_ONCE(current->fail_nth);
 
 		if (fail_nth) {
-			if (!WRITE_ONCE(current->fail_nth, fail_nth - 1))
+			fail_nth--;
+			WRITE_ONCE(current->fail_nth, fail_nth);
+			if (!fail_nth)
 				goto fail;
 
 			return false;
-- 
2.25.0.rc1.283.g88dfdc4193-goog


  parent reply index

Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-10 16:56 [RFC PATCH 0/8] Rework READ_ONCE() to improve codegen Will Deacon
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 1/8] compiler/gcc: Emit build-time warning for GCC prior to version 4.8 Will Deacon
2020-01-10 17:35   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-10 17:53     ` Joe Perches
2020-01-13 14:39       ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-13 15:35         ` Masahiro Yamada
2020-01-13 14:27     ` Will Deacon
2020-01-14 21:39     ` Nick Desaulniers
2020-01-15 10:35       ` David Laight
2020-01-15 10:49       ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 2/8] netfilter: Avoid assigning 'const' pointer to non-const pointer Will Deacon
2020-01-10 16:56 ` Will Deacon [this message]
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 4/8] READ_ONCE: Simplify implementations of {READ,WRITE}_ONCE() Will Deacon
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 5/8] READ_ONCE: Enforce atomicity for {READ,WRITE}_ONCE() memory accesses Will Deacon
2020-01-10 19:24   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-13 16:16     ` Will Deacon
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 6/8] READ_ONCE: Drop pointer qualifiers when reading from scalar types Will Deacon
2020-01-10 18:54   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-01-13 14:59     ` Will Deacon
2020-01-13 17:42       ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-01-13 19:31       ` Linus Torvalds
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 7/8] locking/barriers: Use '__unqual_scalar_typeof' for load-acquire macros Will Deacon
2020-01-10 19:42   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-13 15:01     ` Will Deacon
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 8/8] arm64: barrier: Use '__unqual_scalar_typeof' for acquire/release macros Will Deacon
2020-01-10 17:45   ` Mark Rutland
2020-01-10 17:58 ` [RFC PATCH 0/8] Rework READ_ONCE() to improve codegen Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-10 19:46 ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-10 20:14   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-01-13 13:03     ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-13 11:20 ` David Laight
2020-01-13 12:40 ` Christian Borntraeger

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