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SubjectRe: [PATCH bpf-next v1 8/8] bpf/selftests: Test for bpf_per_cpu_ptr()
Thanks for taking a look!

On Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 8:30 PM Andrii Nakryiko
<andrii.nakryiko@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 3:42 PM Hao Luo <haoluo@google.com> wrote:
> >
> > Test bpf_per_cpu_ptr(). Test two paths in the kernel. If the base
> > pointer points to a struct, the returned reg is of type PTR_TO_BTF_ID.
> > Direct pointer dereference can be applied on the returned variable.
> > If the base pointer isn't a struct, the returned reg is of type
> > PTR_TO_MEM, which also supports direct pointer dereference.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Hao Luo <haoluo@google.com>
> > ---
>
> Acked-by: Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@fb.com>
>
[...]
> >
> > __u64 out__runqueues = -1;
> > __u64 out__bpf_prog_active = -1;
> > +__u32 out__rq_cpu = -1;
> > +unsigned long out__process_counts = -1;
>
> try to not use long for variables, it is 32-bit integer in user-space
> but always 64-bit in BPF. This causes problems when using skeleton on
> 32-bit architecture.
>

Ack. I will use another variable of type 'int' instead.

> >
> > -extern const struct rq runqueues __ksym; /* struct type global var. */
> > +extern const struct rq runqueues __ksym; /* struct type percpu var. */
> > extern const int bpf_prog_active __ksym; /* int type global var. */
> > +extern const unsigned long process_counts __ksym; /* int type percpu var. */
> >
> > SEC("raw_tp/sys_enter")
> > int handler(const void *ctx)
> > {
> > + struct rq *rq;
> > + unsigned long *count;
> > +
> > out__runqueues = (__u64)&runqueues;
> > out__bpf_prog_active = (__u64)&bpf_prog_active;
> >
> > + rq = (struct rq *)bpf_per_cpu_ptr(&runqueues, 1);
> > + if (rq)
> > + out__rq_cpu = rq->cpu;
>
> this is awesome!
>
> Are there any per-cpu variables that are arrays? Would be nice to test
> those too.
>
>

There are currently per-cpu arrays, but not common. There is a
'pmc_prev_left' in arch/x86, I can add that in this test.

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