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Date:   Wed, 8 Nov 2023 20:01:50 +0900
From:   Masami Hiramatsu (Google) <mhiramat@...nel.org>
To:     Masami Hiramatsu (Google) <mhiramat@...nel.org>
Cc:     Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
        linux-trace-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tracing: fprobe-event: Fix to check tracepoint event
 and return

On Tue, 7 Nov 2023 09:40:45 +0900
Masami Hiramatsu (Google) <mhiramat@...nel.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 6 Nov 2023 17:28:11 -0500
> Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Sat,  4 Nov 2023 01:05:34 +0900
> > "Masami Hiramatsu (Google)" <mhiramat@...nel.org> wrote:
> > 
> > > From: Masami Hiramatsu (Google) <mhiramat@...nel.org>
> > > 
> > > Fix to check the tracepoint event is not valid with $retval.
> > > The commit 08c9306fc2e3 ("tracing/fprobe-event: Assume fprobe is
> > > a return event by $retval") introduced automatic return probe
> > > conversion with $retval. But since tracepoint event does not
> > > support return probe, $retval is not acceptable.
> > 
> > Can you add the command that causes this to fail.
> 
> Actually this doesn't command fail but it expected to fail.
> 
> $ echo "t kfree $retval" >> dynamic_events

Wait, with some configuration, this doesn't cause a problem.
Let me try to reproduce the issue...

Thank you,

> 
> This should be rejected because 't' (tracepoint) should not be
> a return probe. Without this fix, this is accepted.
> (But it traces a random return value because the tracepoint function
> will return 'void'.)
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> > 
> > -- Steve
> > 
> > > 
> > > Fixes: 08c9306fc2e3 ("tracing/fprobe-event: Assume fprobe is a return event by $retval")
> > > Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org
> > > Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu (Google) <mhiramat@...nel.org>
> > > ---
> > >  kernel/trace/trace_fprobe.c |    9 +++++----
> > >  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> > > 
> > > diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace_fprobe.c b/kernel/trace/trace_fprobe.c
> > > index 8bfe23af9c73..7d2ddbcfa377 100644
> > > --- a/kernel/trace/trace_fprobe.c
> > > +++ b/kernel/trace/trace_fprobe.c
> > > @@ -927,11 +927,12 @@ static int parse_symbol_and_return(int argc, const char *argv[],
> > >  	for (i = 2; i < argc; i++) {
> > >  		tmp = strstr(argv[i], "$retval");
> > >  		if (tmp && !isalnum(tmp[7]) && tmp[7] != '_') {
> > > +			if (is_tracepoint) {
> > > +				trace_probe_log_set_index(i);
> > > +				trace_probe_log_err(tmp - argv[i], RETVAL_ON_PROBE);
> > > +				return -EINVAL;
> > > +			}
> > >  			*is_return = true;
> > > -			/*
> > > -			 * NOTE: Don't check is_tracepoint here, because it will
> > > -			 * be checked when the argument is parsed.
> > > -			 */
> > >  			break;
> > >  		}
> > >  	}
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Masami Hiramatsu (Google) <mhiramat@...nel.org>


-- 
Masami Hiramatsu (Google) <mhiramat@...nel.org>

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