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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] devres: provide devm_kstrdup_const()
On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 04:28:55PM +0200, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> 2018-08-27 12:33 GMT+02:00 Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.vnet.ibm.com>:
> > On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 10:21:00AM +0200, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> >> Provide a resource managed version of kstrdup_const(). This variant
> >> internally calls devm_kstrdup() on pointers that are outside of
> >> .rodata section. Also provide a corresponding version of devm_kfree().
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl@bgdev.pl>
> >> ---
> >> include/linux/device.h | 2 ++
> >> mm/util.c | 35 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >> 2 files changed, 37 insertions(+)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/include/linux/device.h b/include/linux/device.h
> >> index 8f882549edee..f8f5982d26b2 100644
> >> --- a/include/linux/device.h
> >> +++ b/include/linux/device.h
> >> @@ -693,7 +693,9 @@ static inline void *devm_kcalloc(struct device *dev,
> >> return devm_kmalloc_array(dev, n, size, flags | __GFP_ZERO);
> >> }
> >> extern void devm_kfree(struct device *dev, void *p);
> >> +extern void devm_kfree_const(struct device *dev, void *p);
> >> extern char *devm_kstrdup(struct device *dev, const char *s, gfp_t gfp) __malloc;
> >> +extern char *devm_kstrdup_const(struct device *dev, const char *s, gfp_t gfp);
> >> extern void *devm_kmemdup(struct device *dev, const void *src, size_t len,
> >> gfp_t gfp);
> >>
> >> diff --git a/mm/util.c b/mm/util.c
> >> index d2890a407332..6d1f41b5775e 100644
> >> --- a/mm/util.c
> >> +++ b/mm/util.c

[ ... ]

> >> + * Strings allocated by devm_kstrdup_const will be automatically freed when
> >> + * the associated device is detached.
> >> + */
> >> +char *devm_kstrdup_const(struct device *dev, const char *s, gfp_t gfp)
> >> +{
> >> + if (is_kernel_rodata((unsigned long)s))
> >> + return s;
> >> +
> >> + return devm_kstrdup(dev, s, gfp);
> >> +}
> >> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(devm_kstrdup_const);
> >> +
> >
> > The devm_ variants seem to belong to drivers/base/devres.c rather than
> > mm/util.c
> >
>
> Not all devm_ variants live in drivers/base/devres.c, many subsystems
> implement them locally. In this case we need to choose between
> exporting is_kernel_rodata() and putting devm_kstrdup_const() in
> mm/util.c. I chose the latter, since it's cleaner.

I rather think that moving is_kernel_rodata() to
include/asm-generic/sections.h and having devm_kstrdup_const() next to
devm_kstrdup() would be cleaner.

> Bart
>

--
Sincerely yours,
Mike.

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