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SubjectRE: [PATCH V5 02/17] perf mmap: fix: recalculate size for overwrite mode.
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> Em Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 01:26:17PM -0800, kan.liang@intel.com escreveu:
> > From: Kan Liang <kan.liang@intel.com>
> >
> > In perf_mmap__push(), the 'size' need to be recalculated, otherwise
> > the invalid data might be pushed to the record in overwrite mode.
> >
> > The issue is introduced by commit 7fb4b407a124 ("perf mmap: Don't
> > discard prev in backward mode").
>
> In these cases, please add the Fixes tag, like:
>
> Fixes: 7fb4b407a124 ("perf mmap: Don't discard prev in backward mode")
>
> I'm doing it this time.
>

Thanks. I'll be careful next time.

Thanks,
Kan

> Thanks,
>
> - Arnaldo
>
> > When the ringbuffer is full in overwrite mode, backward_rb_find_range
> > will be called to recalculate the 'start' and 'end'. The 'size' needs
> > to be recalculated accordingly.
> >
> > Unconditionally recalculate the 'size', not just for full ringbuffer
> > in overwrite mode. Because,
> > - There is no harmful to recalculate the 'size' for other cases.
> > - The code of calculating 'start' and 'end' will be factored out later.
> > The new function does not need to return 'size'.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Kan Liang <kan.liang@intel.com>
> > ---
> > tools/perf/util/mmap.c | 2 ++
> > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/tools/perf/util/mmap.c b/tools/perf/util/mmap.c index
> > 05076e6..97cf4fa 100644
> > --- a/tools/perf/util/mmap.c
> > +++ b/tools/perf/util/mmap.c
> > @@ -302,6 +302,8 @@ int perf_mmap__push(struct perf_mmap *md,
> bool overwrite,
> > return -1;
> > }
> >
> > + size = end - start;
> > +
> > if ((start & md->mask) + size != (end & md->mask)) {
> > buf = &data[start & md->mask];
> > size = md->mask + 1 - (start & md->mask);
> > --
> > 2.5.5

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