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From: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
To: Richard Henderson <richard.henderson@linaro.org>, qemu-devel@nongnu.org
Cc: peter.maydell@linaro.org
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 4/6] exec: Factor out cpu_watchpoint_address_matches
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 23:54:56 +0200
Message-ID: <6ef87901-2088-46b2-1550-cc09c960a455@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <a699d74e-c257-0abb-7680-1bd2038f1c88@linaro.org>

On 28.08.19 23:28, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On 8/26/19 1:41 AM, David Hildenbrand wrote:
>>> -    /* Make accesses to pages with watchpoints go via the
>>> -       watchpoint trap routines.  */
>>> -    QTAILQ_FOREACH(wp, &cpu->watchpoints, entry) {
>>> -        if (cpu_watchpoint_address_matches(wp, vaddr, TARGET_PAGE_SIZE)) {
>>> -            /* Avoid trapping reads of pages with a write breakpoint. */
>>> -            if ((prot & PAGE_WRITE) || (wp->flags & BP_MEM_READ)) {
>>> -                iotlb = PHYS_SECTION_WATCH + paddr;
>>> -                *address |= TLB_MMIO;
>>> -                break;
>> In the old code, we were able to break once we found a hit ...
>>
>>> -            }
>>> -        }
>>> +    /* Avoid trapping reads of pages with a write breakpoint. */
>>> +    match = (prot & PAGE_READ ? BP_MEM_READ : 0)
>>> +          | (prot & PAGE_WRITE ? BP_MEM_WRITE : 0);
>>> +    flags = cpu_watchpoint_address_matches(cpu, vaddr, TARGET_PAGE_SIZE);
>>> +    if (flags & match) {
>> ... now you cannot break early anymore. Maybe pass in the match to
>> cpu_watchpoint_address_matches() ?
> 
> Hmm, yes, perhaps.
> 
> OTOH, summing a bitmask is a very quick operation.  Depending on the total
> number of watchpoints, of course...

And for anything that is not a hit, we have to walk all watchpoints
either way, so the speedup would most probably be neglectable.

-- 

Thanks,

David / dhildenb


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Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-24 21:34 [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/6] exec: Cleanup watchpoints Richard Henderson
2019-08-24 21:34 ` [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 1/6] exec: Move user-only watchpoint stubs inline Richard Henderson
2019-08-26  7:45   ` David Hildenbrand
2019-08-24 21:34 ` [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 2/6] exec: Factor out core logic of check_watchpoint() Richard Henderson
2019-08-24 21:34 ` [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 3/6] cputlb: Fold TLB_RECHECK into TLB_INVALID_MASK Richard Henderson
2019-08-26  8:36   ` David Hildenbrand
2019-08-24 21:34 ` [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 4/6] exec: Factor out cpu_watchpoint_address_matches Richard Henderson
2019-08-26  8:41   ` David Hildenbrand
2019-08-28 21:28     ` Richard Henderson
2019-08-28 21:54       ` David Hildenbrand [this message]
2019-08-24 21:34 ` [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 5/6] cputlb: Handle watchpoints via TLB_WATCHPOINT Richard Henderson
2019-08-28 22:00   ` David Hildenbrand
2019-08-24 21:34 ` [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 6/6] tcg: Check for watchpoints in probe_write() Richard Henderson
2019-08-28 21:47 ` [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/6] exec: Cleanup watchpoints Richard Henderson

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