lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite for Android: free password hash cracker in your pocket
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Wed, 27 Feb 2019 17:52:52 +0000
From:   Song Liu <songliubraving@...com>
To:     Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...hat.com>
CC:     Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "ast@...nel.org" <ast@...nel.org>,
        "daniel@...earbox.net" <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Kernel Team <Kernel-team@...com>,
        "peterz@...radead.org" <peterz@...radead.org>,
        "acme@...hat.com" <acme@...hat.com>,
        "jolsa@...nel.org" <jolsa@...nel.org>,
        "namhyung@...nel.org" <namhyung@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 perf,bpf 14/15] perf: introduce side band thread



> On Feb 27, 2019, at 5:21 AM, Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...hat.com> wrote:
> 
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 04:20:18PM -0800, Song Liu wrote:
> 
> SNIP
> 
>> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/evlist.c b/tools/perf/util/evlist.c
>> index 8c902276d4b4..61b87c8111e6 100644
>> --- a/tools/perf/util/evlist.c
>> +++ b/tools/perf/util/evlist.c
>> @@ -19,6 +19,7 @@
>> #include "debug.h"
>> #include "units.h"
>> #include "asm/bug.h"
>> +#include "bpf-event.h"
>> #include <signal.h>
>> #include <unistd.h>
>> 
>> @@ -1841,3 +1842,102 @@ struct perf_evsel *perf_evlist__reset_weak_group(struct perf_evlist *evsel_list,
>> 	}
>> 	return leader;
>> }
>> +
>> +static struct perf_evlist *sb_evlist;
>> +pthread_t poll_thread;
> 
> so some of the things are static and some like poll_args
> you alloced on the stack.. I dont like this interface,
> could we come up with something generic? perhaps
> encapsulated in perf_evlist, like:

I picked global sb_evlist and poll_thread because there 
should be only one sb_evlist and one thread polling it. 
There might be multiple evsel on the sb_evlist. 

I am not sure I understand your suggestion..

> struct perf_evlist {
> 	...
> 	struct {
> 		pthread_t	th;
> 		int		state;
> 	} thread;

This will not be used by the main perf_evlist, right?

> };
> 
> typedef int (perf_evlist__thread_cb_t)(perf_evlist, union perf_event *event,....)

How do we use this callback? We need a way to specify which
events to poll (mmap, bpf_event, ksymbol, etc). How do we do 
that with the callback function?

Thanks,
Song

> perf_evlist__start_thread(perf_evlist, perf_evlist__thread_cb_t cb);
> perf_evlist__stop_thread(perf_evlist);
> 
> 
> jirka

Powered by blists - more mailing lists