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From: Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@gmail.com>
To: Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com>
Cc: bpf <bpf@vger.kernel.org>, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	kjain@linux.ibm.com, Kernel Team <kernel-team@fb.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 bpf-next 2/3] bpf: introduce helper bpf_get_branch_snapshot
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2021 18:03:41 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAADnVQKxwUtUJTNjwiU-hmtqjpaTZLXoFzKtK7SME=zLuRbdUg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210902165706.2812867-3-songliubraving@fb.com>

On Thu, Sep 2, 2021 at 9:58 AM Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com> wrote:
>
> +BPF_CALL_3(bpf_get_branch_snapshot, void *, buf, u32, size, u64, flags)
> +{
> +#ifndef CONFIG_X86
> +       return -ENOENT;
> +#else
> +       static const u32 br_entry_size = sizeof(struct perf_branch_entry);
> +       u32 entry_cnt = size / br_entry_size;
> +
> +       if (unlikely(flags))
> +               return -EINVAL;
> +
> +       if (!buf || (size % br_entry_size != 0))
> +               return -EINVAL;
> +
> +       entry_cnt = static_call(perf_snapshot_branch_stack)(buf, entry_cnt);

Not taken branches will not be counted even with PERF_SAMPLE_BRANCH_ANY,
right?
Probably the first unlikely(flags) will be a fallthrough in asm.
Maybe worth adding unlikely to 2nd condition as well to make
sure that the compiler will generate default fallthrough code for it ?
So both will not appear in lbr entries?
Or maybe do:
if (unlikely(!buf))
   return -EINVAL;
entry_cnt = static_call
if (size % br_entry_size)
   return -EINVAL;

The lbr trace will be collected anyway.
If there are jmps in lbr due to earlier "if"s we can move them
after static_call. Like if (unlikely(flags) can be done afterwards too.

Bigger bang for the buck would be static-inline-ing migrate_disable, though.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-09-03  1:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-02 16:57 [PATCH v5 bpf-next 0/3] bpf: introduce bpf_get_branch_snapshot Song Liu
2021-09-02 16:57 ` [PATCH v5 bpf-next 1/3] perf: enable branch record for software events Song Liu
2021-09-02 20:49   ` John Fastabend
2021-09-03  8:02   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-09-03 16:50     ` Song Liu
2021-09-07 18:59       ` Song Liu
2021-09-07 20:50         ` Andrii Nakryiko
2021-09-03  8:27   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-09-03 16:45     ` Song Liu
2021-09-04 10:18       ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-09-02 16:57 ` [PATCH v5 bpf-next 2/3] bpf: introduce helper bpf_get_branch_snapshot Song Liu
2021-09-02 20:56   ` John Fastabend
2021-09-02 22:04     ` Song Liu
2021-09-02 22:53   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2021-09-02 23:03     ` Song Liu
2021-09-02 23:05       ` Andrii Nakryiko
2021-09-03  1:03   ` Alexei Starovoitov [this message]
2021-09-03  8:28   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-09-03 16:58     ` Song Liu
2021-09-03  8:47   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-09-03 17:06     ` Song Liu
2021-09-03 17:10     ` Andrii Nakryiko
2021-09-04 10:24       ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-09-04 10:55         ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-09-02 16:57 ` [PATCH v5 bpf-next 3/3] selftests/bpf: add test for bpf_get_branch_snapshot Song Liu
2021-09-02 21:05   ` John Fastabend
2021-09-02 22:54 ` [PATCH v5 bpf-next 0/3] bpf: introduce bpf_get_branch_snapshot Andrii Nakryiko

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