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Date:   Thu, 03 Dec 2020 20:10:06 +0000
To:     Stanislav Fomichev <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next] libbpf: cap retries in sys_bpf_prog_load


This patch was applied to bpf/bpf-next.git (refs/heads/master):

On Wed,  2 Dec 2020 15:13:32 -0800 you wrote:
> I've seen a situation, where a process that's under pprof constantly
> generates SIGPROF which prevents program loading indefinitely.
> The right thing to do probably is to disable signals in the upper
> layers while loading, but it still would be nice to get some error from
> libbpf instead of an endless loop.
> Let's add some small retry limit to the program loading:
> try loading the program 5 (arbitrary) times and give up.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [bpf-next] libbpf: cap retries in sys_bpf_prog_load

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