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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: "André Almeida" <andrealmeid@collabora.com>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	Darren Hart <dvhart@infradead.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@linutronix.de>,
	kernel@collabora.com, krisman@collabora.com,
	pgriffais@valvesoftware.com, z.figura12@gmail.com,
	joel@joelfernandes.org, malteskarupke@fastmail.fm,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org, fweimer@redhat.com,
	libc-alpha@sourceware.org, linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org,
	shuah@kernel.org, acme@kernel.org, corbet@lwn.net
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 01/13] futex2: Implement wait and wake functions
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 10:02:28 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YCuKJEvcoXjgaNsb@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210215152404.250281-2-andrealmeid@collabora.com>

On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 12:23:52PM -0300, André Almeida wrote:
> +static int __futex_wait(struct futexv_head *futexv, unsigned int nr_futexes,
> +			struct hrtimer_sleeper *timeout)
> +{
> +	int ret;
> +
> +	while (1) {
> +		int awakened = -1;
> +

Might be easier to understand if the set_current_state() is here,
instead of squirreled away in futex_enqueue().

> +		ret = futex_enqueue(futexv, nr_futexes, &awakened);
> +
> +		if (ret) {
> +			if (awakened >= 0)
> +				return awakened;
> +			return ret;
> +		}
> +
> +		/* Before sleeping, check if someone was woken */
> +		if (!futexv->hint && (!timeout || timeout->task))
> +			freezable_schedule();
> +
> +		__set_current_state(TASK_RUNNING);

This is typically after the loop.

> +
> +		/*
> +		 * One of those things triggered this wake:
> +		 *
> +		 * * We have been removed from the bucket. futex_wake() woke
> +		 *   us. We just need to dequeue and return 0 to userspace.
> +		 *
> +		 * However, if no futex was dequeued by a futex_wake():
> +		 *
> +		 * * If the there's a timeout and it has expired,
> +		 *   return -ETIMEDOUT.
> +		 *
> +		 * * If there is a signal pending, something wants to kill our
> +		 *   thread, return -ERESTARTSYS.
> +		 *
> +		 * * If there's no signal pending, it was a spurious wake
> +		 *   (scheduler gave us a change to do some work, even if we

chance?

> +		 *   don't want to). We need to remove ourselves from the
> +		 *   bucket and add again, to prevent losing wakeups in the
> +		 *   meantime.
> +		 */

Anyway, doing a dequeue and enqueue for spurious wakes is a bit of an
anti-pattern that can lead to starvation. I've not actually looked at
much detail yet as this is my first read-through, but did figure I'd
mention it.

> +
> +		ret = futex_dequeue_multiple(futexv, nr_futexes);
> +
> +		/* Normal wake */
> +		if (ret >= 0)
> +			return ret;
> +
> +		if (timeout && !timeout->task)
> +			return -ETIMEDOUT;
> +
> +		if (signal_pending(current))
> +			return -ERESTARTSYS;
> +
> +		/* Spurious wake, do everything again */
> +	}
> +}

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-02-16  9:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-15 15:23 [RFC PATCH 00/13] Add futex2 syscalls André Almeida
2021-02-15 15:23 ` [RFC PATCH 01/13] futex2: Implement wait and wake functions André Almeida
2021-02-15 19:59   ` Gabriel Krisman Bertazi
2021-02-18 13:29     ` André Almeida
2021-02-18 15:48       ` Gabriel Krisman Bertazi
2021-02-16  9:02   ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2021-02-18 20:09     ` André Almeida
2021-02-16  9:35   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-02-16  9:56   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-02-16 10:20     ` Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
2021-02-16 12:42       ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-02-16 22:12     ` Gabriel Krisman Bertazi
2021-02-15 15:23 ` [RFC PATCH 02/13] futex2: Add support for shared futexes André Almeida
2021-02-15 15:23 ` [RFC PATCH 03/13] futex2: Implement vectorized wait André Almeida
2021-02-15 20:03   ` Gabriel Krisman Bertazi
2021-02-15 20:06     ` Zebediah Figura
2021-02-15 20:08   ` Gabriel Krisman Bertazi
2021-02-15 15:23 ` [RFC PATCH 04/13] futex2: Implement requeue operation André Almeida
2021-02-15 15:23 ` [RFC PATCH 05/13] futex2: Add compatibility entry point for x86_x32 ABI André Almeida
2021-02-15 15:23 ` [RFC PATCH 06/13] docs: locking: futex2: Add documentation André Almeida
2021-02-16 18:34   ` Randy Dunlap
2021-02-18 19:12     ` André Almeida
2021-02-15 15:23 ` [RFC PATCH 07/13] selftests: futex2: Add wake/wait test André Almeida
2021-02-15 15:23 ` [RFC PATCH 08/13] selftests: futex2: Add timeout test André Almeida
2021-02-15 15:24 ` [RFC PATCH 09/13] selftests: futex2: Add wouldblock test André Almeida
2021-02-15 15:24 ` [RFC PATCH 10/13] selftests: futex2: Add waitv test André Almeida
2021-02-15 15:24 ` [RFC PATCH 11/13] selftests: futex2: Add requeue test André Almeida
2021-02-15 15:24 ` [RFC PATCH 12/13] perf bench: Add futex2 benchmark tests André Almeida
2021-02-15 15:24 ` [RFC PATCH 13/13] kernel: Enable waitpid() for futex2 André Almeida

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