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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 03/21] ring-buffer: Add TIME_EXTEND_ABS ring buffer type
On Wed, Feb 08, 2017 at 03:32:00PM -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Feb 2017 11:24:59 -0600
> Tom Zanussi <tom.zanussi@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>
> > Replace the unused RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_STAMP ring buffer type with
> > RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND_ABS, which forces extended time_deltas for
> > all events.
>
> Hmm, I could probably have this be used for nested commits :-/
>
> >
> > Having time_deltas that aren't dependent on previous events in the
> > ring buffer makes it feasible to use the ring_buffer_event timetamps
> > in a more random-access way, to be used for purposes other than serial
> > event printing.
> >
> > To set/reset this mode, use tracing_set_timestamp_abs().
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Tom Zanussi <tom.zanussi@linux.intel.com>
> > ---
> > include/linux/ring_buffer.h | 12 ++++-
> > kernel/trace/ring_buffer.c | 109 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
> > kernel/trace/trace.c | 25 +++++++++-
> > kernel/trace/trace.h | 2 +
> > 4 files changed, 117 insertions(+), 31 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/ring_buffer.h b/include/linux/ring_buffer.h
> > index b6d4568..c3a1064 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/ring_buffer.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/ring_buffer.h
> > @@ -36,6 +36,12 @@ struct ring_buffer_event {
> > * array[0] = time delta (28 .. 59)
> > * size = 8 bytes
> > *
> > + * @RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND_ABS:
> > + * Extend the time delta, but interpret it as
> > + * absolute, not relative
> > + * array[0] = time delta (28 .. 59)

It's not a delta.

> > + * size = 8 bytes
> > + *
> > * @RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_STAMP: Sync time stamp with external clock
>
> I guess you need to nuke this comment too.
>
> > * array[0] = tv_nsec
> > * array[1..2] = tv_sec
> > @@ -56,12 +62,12 @@ enum ring_buffer_type {
> > RINGBUF_TYPE_DATA_TYPE_LEN_MAX = 28,
> > RINGBUF_TYPE_PADDING,
> > RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND,
> > - /* FIXME: RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_STAMP not implemented */
> > - RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_STAMP,
> > + RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND_ABS,
> > };
> >
> > unsigned ring_buffer_event_length(struct ring_buffer_event *event);
> > void *ring_buffer_event_data(struct ring_buffer_event *event);
> > +u64 ring_buffer_event_time_stamp(struct ring_buffer_event *event);
> >
> > /*
> > * ring_buffer_discard_commit will remove an event that has not
> > @@ -180,6 +186,8 @@ void ring_buffer_normalize_time_stamp(struct ring_buffer *buffer,
> > int cpu, u64 *ts);
> > void ring_buffer_set_clock(struct ring_buffer *buffer,
> > u64 (*clock)(void));
> > +void ring_buffer_set_time_stamp_abs(struct ring_buffer *buffer, bool abs);
> > +bool ring_buffer_time_stamp_abs(struct ring_buffer *buffer);
> >
> > size_t ring_buffer_page_len(void *page);
> >
> > diff --git a/kernel/trace/ring_buffer.c b/kernel/trace/ring_buffer.c
> > index a85739e..c9c9a83 100644
> > --- a/kernel/trace/ring_buffer.c
> > +++ b/kernel/trace/ring_buffer.c
> > @@ -41,6 +41,8 @@ int ring_buffer_print_entry_header(struct trace_seq *s)
> > RINGBUF_TYPE_PADDING);
> > trace_seq_printf(s, "\ttime_extend : type == %d\n",
> > RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND);
> > + trace_seq_printf(s, "\ttime_extend_abs : type == %d\n",
> > + RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND_ABS);
> > trace_seq_printf(s, "\tdata max type_len == %d\n",
> > RINGBUF_TYPE_DATA_TYPE_LEN_MAX);
> >
> > @@ -186,11 +188,9 @@ static void rb_event_set_padding(struct ring_buffer_event *event)
> > return event->array[0] + RB_EVNT_HDR_SIZE;
> >
> > case RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND:
> > + case RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND_ABS:
> > return RB_LEN_TIME_EXTEND;
> >
> > - case RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_STAMP:
> > - return RB_LEN_TIME_STAMP;
> > -
> > case RINGBUF_TYPE_DATA:
> > return rb_event_data_length(event);
> > default:
> > @@ -209,7 +209,8 @@ static void rb_event_set_padding(struct ring_buffer_event *event)
> > {
> > unsigned len = 0;
> >
> > - if (event->type_len == RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND) {
> > + if (event->type_len == RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND ||
> > + event->type_len == RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND_ABS) {
>
> Hmm, we could micro-optimize this with:
>
> event->type_len > RINGBUF_TYPE_PADDING
>
> But it would require comments and/or a wrapper to define it so people
> in the future know what it is doing.

What about

event->type_len >= RINGBUF_TYPE_TIME_EXTEND

? I think it's easier to understand what it's doing.

Thanks,
Namhyung

>
>
> > /* time extends include the data event after it */
> > len = RB_LEN_TIME_EXTEND;
> > event = skip_time_extend(event);

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