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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] tracing: Add 2 new funcs. for kernel access to Ftrace instances.
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Hi Steven,

Thanks for reviewing the patch. I have made a note of all the suggested
changes, comment requirements.

Will send them out soon as v2.

(comments inline)

On 6/17/19 4:45 PM, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Jun 2019 09:34:19 -0700
> Divya Indi <divya.indi@oracle.com> wrote:
>
>> Adding 2 new functions -
>> 1) trace_array_lookup : Look up and return a trace array, given its
>> name.
>> 2) trace_array_set_clr_event : Enable/disable event recording to the
>> given trace array.
>>
>> Newly added functions trace_array_lookup and trace_array_create also
>> need to increment the reference counter associated with the trace array
>> they return. This is to ensure the trace array does not get freed
>> while in use by the newly introduced APIs.
>> The reference ctr is decremented in the trace_array_destroy.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Divya Indi <divya.indi@oracle.com>
>> ---
>> include/linux/trace_events.h | 3 +++
>> kernel/trace/trace.c | 30 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>> kernel/trace/trace_events.c | 22 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>> 3 files changed, 54 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/include/linux/trace_events.h b/include/linux/trace_events.h
>> index d7b7d85..0cc99a8 100644
>> --- a/include/linux/trace_events.h
>> +++ b/include/linux/trace_events.h
>> @@ -545,7 +545,10 @@ int trace_array_printk(struct trace_array *tr, unsigned long ip,
>> struct trace_array *trace_array_create(const char *name);
>> int trace_array_destroy(struct trace_array *tr);
>> int ftrace_set_clr_event(struct trace_array *tr, char *buf, int set);
>> +struct trace_array *trace_array_lookup(const char *name);
>> int trace_set_clr_event(const char *system, const char *event, int set);
>> +int trace_array_set_clr_event(struct trace_array *tr, const char *system,
>> + const char *event, int set);
>>
>> /*
>> * The double __builtin_constant_p is because gcc will give us an error
>> diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace.c b/kernel/trace/trace.c
>> index a60dc13..fb70ccc 100644
>> --- a/kernel/trace/trace.c
>> +++ b/kernel/trace/trace.c
>> @@ -8364,6 +8364,8 @@ struct trace_array *trace_array_create(const char *name)
>>
>> list_add(&tr->list, &ftrace_trace_arrays);
>>
>> + tr->ref++;
>> +
> Needs a comment for why the ref is incremented.
>
>
>> mutex_unlock(&trace_types_lock);
>> mutex_unlock(&event_mutex);
>>
>> @@ -8385,7 +8387,14 @@ struct trace_array *trace_array_create(const char *name)
>>
>> static int instance_mkdir(const char *name)
>> {
>> - return PTR_ERR_OR_ZERO(trace_array_create(name));
>> + struct trace_array *tr;
>> +
>> + tr = trace_array_create(name);
>> + if (IS_ERR(tr))
>> + return PTR_ERR(tr);
>> + trace_array_put(tr);
> Need a comment to why we need to do a put here.
>
>> +
>> + return 0;
>> }
>>
>> static int __remove_instance(struct trace_array *tr)
>> @@ -8434,6 +8443,7 @@ int trace_array_destroy(struct trace_array *tr)
>> mutex_lock(&event_mutex);
>> mutex_lock(&trace_types_lock);
>>
>> + tr->ref--;
>> ret = __remove_instance(tr);
>>
>> mutex_unlock(&trace_types_lock);
>> @@ -8465,6 +8475,24 @@ static int instance_rmdir(const char *name)
>> return ret;
>> }
>>
> Need a kerneldoc heading here, that also states that if a trace_array
> is returned, it requires a call to trace_array_put().
>
>
>> +struct trace_array *trace_array_lookup(const char *name)
>> +{
>> + struct trace_array *tr;
>> +
>> + mutex_lock(&trace_types_lock);
>> +
>> + list_for_each_entry(tr, &ftrace_trace_arrays, list) {
>> + if (tr->name && strcmp(tr->name, name) == 0) {
>> + tr->ref++;
>> + mutex_unlock(&trace_types_lock);
>> + return tr;
>> + }
>> + }
>> + mutex_unlock(&trace_types_lock);
>> + return NULL;
>> +}
>> +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(trace_array_lookup);
>> +
>> static __init void create_trace_instances(struct dentry *d_tracer)
>> {
>> trace_instance_dir = tracefs_create_instance_dir("instances", d_tracer,
>> diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace_events.c b/kernel/trace/trace_events.c
>> index 445b059..c126d2c 100644
>> --- a/kernel/trace/trace_events.c
>> +++ b/kernel/trace/trace_events.c
>> @@ -859,6 +859,28 @@ int trace_set_clr_event(const char *system, const char *event, int set)
>> }
>> EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(trace_set_clr_event);
>>
>> +/**
>> + * trace_array_set_clr_event - enable or disable an event for a trace array
>> + * @system: system name to match (NULL for any system)
>> + * @event: event name to match (NULL for all events, within system)
>> + * @set: 1 to enable, 0 to disable
>> + *
>> + * This is a way for other parts of the kernel to enable or disable
>> + * event recording to instances.
>> + *
>> + * Returns 0 on success, -EINVAL if the parameters do not match any
>> + * registered events.
>> + */
>> +int trace_array_set_clr_event(struct trace_array *tr, const char *system,
>> + const char *event, int set)
>> +{
>> + if (!tr)
>> + return -ENODEV;
> If we have this, should we get rid of the external use of
> ftrace_set_clr_event()?

I think so too. External use of trace_array_set_clr_event is more
convenient and intuitive. Will make the change.


Thanks,

Divya

>
> -- Steve
>
>> +
>> + return __ftrace_set_clr_event(tr, NULL, system, event, set);
>> +}
>> +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(trace_array_set_clr_event);
>> +
>> /* 128 should be much more than enough */
>> #define EVENT_BUF_SIZE 127
>>

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