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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 04/10] KVM: Implement kvm_put_guest()
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On 22/08/2019 11:29, Jonathan Cameron wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:36:50 +0100
> Steven Price <steven.price@arm.com> wrote:
>
>> kvm_put_guest() is analogous to put_user() - it writes a single value to
>> the guest physical address. The implementation is built upon put_user()
>> and so it has the same single copy atomic properties.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Steven Price <steven.price@arm.com>
>> ---
>> include/linux/kvm_host.h | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> 1 file changed, 24 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/include/linux/kvm_host.h b/include/linux/kvm_host.h
>> index fcb46b3374c6..e154a1897e20 100644
>> --- a/include/linux/kvm_host.h
>> +++ b/include/linux/kvm_host.h
>> @@ -746,6 +746,30 @@ int kvm_write_guest_offset_cached(struct kvm *kvm, struct gfn_to_hva_cache *ghc,
>> unsigned long len);
>> int kvm_gfn_to_hva_cache_init(struct kvm *kvm, struct gfn_to_hva_cache *ghc,
>> gpa_t gpa, unsigned long len);
>> +
>> +#define __kvm_put_guest(kvm, gfn, offset, value, type) \
>> +({ \
>> + unsigned long __addr = gfn_to_hva(kvm, gfn); \
>> + type __user *__uaddr = (type __user *)(__addr + offset); \
>> + int __ret = 0; \
>
> Why initialize __ret?

Good question. Actually looking at this again if I reorder this to be
pessimistic I can make it shorter:

int __ret = -EFAULT;

if (!kvm_is_error_hva(__addr))
__ret = put_user(value, __uaddr);
if (!__ret)
mark_page_dirty(kvm, gfn);
__ret;

Thanks for taking a look.

Steve

>> + \
>> + if (kvm_is_error_hva(__addr)) \
>> + __ret = -EFAULT; \
>> + else \
>> + __ret = put_user(value, __uaddr); \
>> + if (!__ret) \
>> + mark_page_dirty(kvm, gfn); \
>> + __ret; \
>> +})
>> +
>> +#define kvm_put_guest(kvm, gpa, value, type) \
>> +({ \
>> + gpa_t __gpa = gpa; \
>> + struct kvm *__kvm = kvm; \
>> + __kvm_put_guest(__kvm, __gpa >> PAGE_SHIFT, \
>> + offset_in_page(__gpa), (value), type); \
>> +})
>> +
>> int kvm_clear_guest_page(struct kvm *kvm, gfn_t gfn, int offset, int len);
>> int kvm_clear_guest(struct kvm *kvm, gpa_t gpa, unsigned long len);
>> struct kvm_memory_slot *gfn_to_memslot(struct kvm *kvm, gfn_t gfn);
>
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