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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 06/10] Uprobes: Support SDT markers having reference count (semaphore)
On 07/03, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
>
> In short. There is a 1:1 relationship between uprobe_write_opcode(is_register => 1)
> and install_breakpoint(), and between uprobe_write_opcode(is_register => 0) and
> remove_breakpoint(). Whatever uprobe_write_opcode() can do if is_register == 1 can be
> done in install_breakpoint(), the same for is_register == 0 and remove_breakpont().
>
> What have I missed?

Ah. I missed the fact that uprobe_write_opcode() doesn't do update_ref_ctr() if
verify_opcode() returns false.

Now I understand what did you mean by "for each consumer". So if we move this logic
into install/remove_breakpoint as I tried to suggest, we will also need another error
code for the case when verify_opcode() returns false.

Oleg.

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