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Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 10:10:19 -0800
From:   Ben Gardon <bgardon@...gle.com>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kvm@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>, Peter Xu <peterx@...hat.com>,
        Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>,
        Peter Shier <pshier@...gle.com>,
        Peter Feiner <pfeiner@...gle.com>,
        Junaid Shahid <junaids@...gle.com>,
        Jim Mattson <jmattson@...gle.com>,
        Yulei Zhang <yulei.kernel@...il.com>,
        Wanpeng Li <kernellwp@...il.com>,
        Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@...hat.com>,
        Xiao Guangrong <xiaoguangrong.eric@...il.com>,
        Ben Gardon <bgardon@...gle.com>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, Will Deacon <will@...nel.org>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Davidlohr Bueso <dbueso@...e.de>,
        Waiman Long <longman@...hat.com>
Subject: [PATCH 02/24] sched: Add needbreak for rwlocks

Contention awareness while holding a spin lock is essential for reducing
latency when long running kernel operations can hold that lock. Add the
same contention detection interface for read/write spin locks.

CC: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>
CC: Will Deacon <will@...nel.org>
Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Acked-by: Davidlohr Bueso <dbueso@...e.de>
Acked-by: Waiman Long <longman@...hat.com>
Acked-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>
Signed-off-by: Ben Gardon <bgardon@...gle.com>
---
 include/linux/sched.h | 17 +++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 17 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/sched.h b/include/linux/sched.h
index 6e3a5eeec509..5d1378e5a040 100644
--- a/include/linux/sched.h
+++ b/include/linux/sched.h
@@ -1912,6 +1912,23 @@ static inline int spin_needbreak(spinlock_t *lock)
 #endif
 }
 
+/*
+ * Check if a rwlock is contended.
+ * Returns non-zero if there is another task waiting on the rwlock.
+ * Returns zero if the lock is not contended or the system / underlying
+ * rwlock implementation does not support contention detection.
+ * Technically does not depend on CONFIG_PREEMPTION, but a general need
+ * for low latency.
+ */
+static inline int rwlock_needbreak(rwlock_t *lock)
+{
+#ifdef CONFIG_PREEMPTION
+	return rwlock_is_contended(lock);
+#else
+	return 0;
+#endif
+}
+
 static __always_inline bool need_resched(void)
 {
 	return unlikely(tif_need_resched());
-- 
2.30.0.284.gd98b1dd5eaa7-goog

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