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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] rpmsg: core: Add wildcard match for name service
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On 4/8/20 10:59 AM, Mathieu Poirier wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Apr 2020 at 17:07, Suman Anna <s-anna@ti.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Mathieu, Arnaud,
>>
>> On 3/27/20 2:36 PM, Mathieu Poirier wrote:
>>> On Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 10:35:34AM +0100, Arnaud POULIQUEN wrote:
>>>> Hi
>>>>
>>>> On 3/26/20 11:01 PM, Mathieu Poirier wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, 26 Mar 2020 at 14:42, Suman Anna <s-anna@ti.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 3/26/20 3:21 PM, Mathieu Poirier wrote:
>>>>>>> On Thu, 26 Mar 2020 at 09:06, Suman Anna <s-anna@ti.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi Mathieu,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On 3/10/20 10:50 AM, Mathieu Poirier wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Adding the capability to supplement the base definition published
>>>>>>>>> by an rpmsg_driver with a postfix description so that it is possible
>>>>>>>>> for several entity to use the same service.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Mathieu Poirier <mathieu.poirier@linaro.org>
>>>>>>>>> Acked-by: Arnaud Pouliquen <arnaud.pouliquen@st.com>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> So, the concern I have here is that we are retrofitting this into the
>>>>>>>> existing 32-byte name field, and the question is if it is going to be
>>>>>>>> enough in general. That's the reason I went with the additional 32-byte
>>>>>>>> field with the "rpmsg: add a description field" patch.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> That's a valid concern.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Did you consider increasing the size of RPMSG_NAME_SIZE to 64? Have
>>>>>>> you found cases where that wouldn't work? I did a survey of all the
>>>>>>> places the #define is used and all destination buffers are also using
>>>>>>> the same #define in their definition. It would also be backward
>>>>>>> compatible with firmware implementations that use 32 byte.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> You can't directly bump the size without breaking the compatibility on
>>>>>> the existing rpmsg_ns_msg in firmwares right? All the Linux-side drivers
>>>>>> will be ok since they use the same macro but rpmsg_ns_msg has presence
>>>>>> on both kernel and firmware-sides.
>>>>>
>>>>> Ah yes yes... The amount of bytes coming out of the pipe won't match.
>>>>> Let me think a little...
>>>>
>>>> +1 for Suman's concern.
>>>>
>>>> Anyway i would like to challenge the need of more than 32 bytes to
>>>> differentiate service instances.
>>>> "AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA", seems to me enough if we only need
>>>> to differentiate the instances.
>>
>> Remember that the rpmsg_device_id name takes some space within here. So,
>> the shorter the rpmsg_device_id table name, the more room you have.
>>
>>>>
>>>> But perhaps the need is also to provide a short description of the service?
>>
>> I am mostly using it to provide a unique instantiation name. In anycase,
>> I have cross-checked against my current firmwares, and so far all of
>> them happen to have the name + desc < 31 bytes.
>>
>>
>>>>
>>>> Suman, could you share some examples of your need?
>>>
>>> Looking at things further it is possible to extend the name of the service to
>>> 64 byte while keeping backward compatibility by looking up the size of @len
>>> in function rpmsg_ns_cb(). From there work with an rpmsg_ns_msg or a new
>>> rpmsg_ns_msg64, pretty much the way you did in your patch[1]. In fact the
>>> approach is the same except you are using 2 arrays of 32 byte and I'm using one
>>> of 64.
>>>
>>> As Arnaud mentioned, is there an immediate need to support a 64-byte name? If
>>> not than I suggest to move forward with this patch and address the issue when we
>>> get there - at least we know there is room for extention. Otherwise I'll spin
>>> off another revision but it will be bigger and more complex.
>>
>> Yeah ok. I have managed to get my downstream drivers that use the desc
>> field working with this patch after modifying the firmwares to publish
>> using combined name, and adding logic in probe to get the trailing
>> portion of the name.
>
> Perfect
>
>>
>> So, the only thing that is missing or content for another patch is if we
>> need to add some tooling/helper stuff for giving the trailing stuff to
>> rpmsg drivers?
>
> So that all rpmsg drivers don't come up with their own parsing that
> ends up doing the same thing. Let me think about that - I may have to
> get back to you...

Yep. Sure no problem. It can be a patch on top of this as well.

Arnaud,
Do you have immediate need for the tooling stuff for the rpmsg-tty driver?

regards
Suman


>
>>
>> regards
>> Suman
>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Mathieu
>>>
>>> [1]. https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11096599/
>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>>>> Changes for V2:
>>>>>>>>> - Added Arnaud's Acked-by.
>>>>>>>>> - Rebased to latest rproc-next.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_core.c | 20 +++++++++++++++++++-
>>>>>>>>> 1 file changed, 19 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_core.c b/drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_core.c
>>>>>>>>> index e330ec4dfc33..bfd25978fa35 100644
>>>>>>>>> --- a/drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_core.c
>>>>>>>>> +++ b/drivers/rpmsg/rpmsg_core.c
>>>>>>>>> @@ -399,7 +399,25 @@ ATTRIBUTE_GROUPS(rpmsg_dev);
>>>>>>>>> static inline int rpmsg_id_match(const struct rpmsg_device *rpdev,
>>>>>>>>> const struct rpmsg_device_id *id)
>>>>>>>>> {
>>>>>>>>> - return strncmp(id->name, rpdev->id.name, RPMSG_NAME_SIZE) == 0;
>>>>>>>>> + size_t len = min_t(size_t, strlen(id->name), RPMSG_NAME_SIZE);
>>>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>>>> + /*
>>>>>>>>> + * Allow for wildcard matches. For example if rpmsg_driver::id_table
>>>>>>>>> + * is:
>>>>>>>>> + *
>>>>>>>>> + * static struct rpmsg_device_id rpmsg_driver_sample_id_table[] = {
>>>>>>>>> + * { .name = "rpmsg-client-sample" },
>>>>>>>>> + * { },
>>>>>>>>> + * }
>>>>>>>>> + *
>>>>>>>>> + * Then it is possible to support "rpmsg-client-sample*", i.e:
>>>>>>>>> + * rpmsg-client-sample
>>>>>>>>> + * rpmsg-client-sample_instance0
>>>>>>>>> + * rpmsg-client-sample_instance1
>>>>>>>>> + * ...
>>>>>>>>> + * rpmsg-client-sample_instanceX
>>>>>>>>> + */
>>>>>>>>> + return strncmp(id->name, rpdev->id.name, len) == 0;
>>>>>>>>> }
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> /* match rpmsg channel and rpmsg driver */
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>

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