1. 26 Sep, 2017 3 commits
  2. 18 Nov, 2016 1 commit
    • Alexey Dobriyan's avatar
      netns: make struct pernet_operations::id unsigned int · c7d03a00
      Alexey Dobriyan authored
      Make struct pernet_operations::id unsigned.
      
      There are 2 reasons to do so:
      
      1)
      This field is really an index into an zero based array and
      thus is unsigned entity. Using negative value is out-of-bound
      access by definition.
      
      2)
      On x86_64 unsigned 32-bit data which are mixed with pointers
      via array indexing or offsets added or subtracted to pointers
      are preffered to signed 32-bit data.
      
      "int" being used as an array index needs to be sign-extended
      to 64-bit before being used.
      
      	void f(long *p, int i)
      	{
      		g(p[i]);
      	}
      
        roughly translates to
      
      	movsx	rsi, esi
      	mov	rdi, [rsi+...]
      	call 	g
      
      MOVSX is 3 byte instruction which isn't necessary if the variable is
      unsigned because x86_64 is zero extending by default.
      
      Now, there is net_generic() function which, you guessed it right, uses
      "int" as an array index:
      
      	static inline void *net_generic(const struct net *net, int id)
      	{
      		...
      		ptr = ng->ptr[id - 1];
      		...
      	}
      
      And this function is used a lot, so those sign extensions add up.
      
      Patch snipes ~1730 bytes on allyesconfig kernel (without all junk
      messing with code generation):
      
      	add/remove: 0/0 grow/shrink: 70/598 up/down: 396/-2126 (-1730)
      
      Unfortunately some functions actually grow bigger.
      This is a semmingly random artefact of code generation with register
      allocator being used differently. gcc decides that some variable
      needs to live in new r8+ registers and every access now requires REX
      prefix. Or it is shifted into r12, so [r12+0] addressing mode has to be
      used which is longer than [r8]
      
      However, overall balance is in negative direction:
      
      	add/remove: 0/0 grow/shrink: 70/598 up/down: 396/-2126 (-1730)
      	function                                     old     new   delta
      	nfsd4_lock                                  3886    3959     +73
      	tipc_link_build_proto_msg                   1096    1140     +44
      	mac80211_hwsim_new_radio                    2776    2808     +32
      	tipc_mon_rcv                                1032    1058     +26
      	svcauth_gss_legacy_init                     1413    1429     +16
      	tipc_bcbase_select_primary                   379     392     +13
      	nfsd4_exchange_id                           1247    1260     +13
      	nfsd4_setclientid_confirm                    782     793     +11
      		...
      	put_client_renew_locked                      494     480     -14
      	ip_set_sockfn_get                            730     716     -14
      	geneve_sock_add                              829     813     -16
      	nfsd4_sequence_done                          721     703     -18
      	nlmclnt_lookup_host                          708     686     -22
      	nfsd4_lockt                                 1085    1063     -22
      	nfs_get_client                              1077    1050     -27
      	tcf_bpf_init                                1106    1076     -30
      	nfsd4_encode_fattr                          5997    5930     -67
      	Total: Before=154856051, After=154854321, chg -0.00%
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAlexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
      c7d03a00
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    • Eric W. Biederman's avatar
      nfs_common: Update the translation between nfsv3 acls linux posix acls · ddca4e17
      Eric W. Biederman authored
      - Use kuid_t and kgit in struct nfsacl_encode_desc.
      - Convert from kuids and kgids when generating on the wire values.
      - Convert on the wire values to kuids and kgids when read.
      - Modify cmp_acl_entry to be type safe comparison on posix acls.
        Only acls with type ACL_USER and ACL_GROUP can appear more
        than once and as such need to compare more than their tag.
      - The e_id field is being removed from posix acls so don't initialize it.
      
      Cc: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@fieldses.org>
      Cc: Trond Myklebust <Trond.Myklebust@netapp.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatar"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
      ddca4e17
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  10. 30 Mar, 2010 1 commit
    • Tejun Heo's avatar
      include cleanup: Update gfp.h and slab.h includes to prepare for breaking... · 5a0e3ad6
      Tejun Heo authored
      include cleanup: Update gfp.h and slab.h includes to prepare for breaking implicit slab.h inclusion from percpu.h
      
      percpu.h is included by sched.h and module.h and thus ends up being
      included when building most .c files.  percpu.h includes slab.h which
      in turn includes gfp.h making everything defined by the two files
      universally available and complicating inclusion dependencies.
      
      percpu.h -> slab.h dependency is about to be removed.  Prepare for
      this change by updating users of gfp and slab facilities include those
      headers directly instead of assuming availability.  As this conversion
      needs to touch large number of source files, the following script is
      used as the basis of conversion.
      
        http://userweb.kernel.org/~tj/misc/slabh-sweep.py
      
      The script does the followings.
      
      * Scan files for gfp and slab usages and update includes such that
        only the necessary includes are there.  ie. if only gfp is used,
        gfp.h, if slab is used, slab.h.
      
      * When the script inserts a new include, it looks at the include
        blocks and try to put the new include such that its order conforms
        to its surrounding.  It's put in the include block which contains
        core kernel includes, in the same order that the rest are ordered -
        alphabetical, Christmas tree, rev-Xmas-tree or at the end if there
        doesn't seem to be any matching order.
      
      * If the script can't find a place to put a new include (mostly
        because the file doesn't have fitting include block), it prints out
        an error message indicating which .h file needs to be added to the
        file.
      
      The conversion was done in the following steps.
      
      1. The initial automatic conversion of all .c files updated slightly
         over 4000 files, deleting around 700 includes and adding ~480 gfp.h
         and ~3000 slab.h inclusions.  The script emitted errors for ~400
         files.
      
      2. Each error was manually checked.  Some didn't need the inclusion,
         some needed manual addition while adding it to implementation .h or
         embedding .c file was more appropriate for others.  This step added
         inclusions to around 150 files.
      
      3. The script was run again and the output was compared to the edits
         from #2 to make sure no file was left behind.
      
      4. Several build tests were done and a couple of problems were fixed.
         e.g. lib/decompress_*.c used malloc/free() wrappers around slab
         APIs requiring slab.h to be added manually.
      
      5. The script was run on all .h files but without automatically
         editing them as sprinkling gfp.h and slab.h inclusions around .h
         files could easily lead to inclusion dependency hell.  Most gfp.h
         inclusion directives were ignored as stuff from gfp.h was usually
         wildly available and often used in preprocessor macros.  Each
         slab.h inclusion directive was examined and added manually as
         necessary.
      
      6. percpu.h was updated not to include slab.h.
      
      7. Build test were done on the following configurations and failures
         were fixed.  CONFIG_GCOV_KERNEL was turned off for all tests (as my
         distributed build env didn't work with gcov compiles) and a few
         more options had to be turned off depending on archs to make things
         build (like ipr on powerpc/64 which failed due to missing writeq).
      
         * x86 and x86_64 UP and SMP allmodconfig and a custom test config.
         * powerpc and powerpc64 SMP allmodconfig
         * sparc and sparc64 SMP allmodconfig
         * ia64 SMP allmodconfig
         * s390 SMP allmodconfig
         * alpha SMP allmodconfig
         * um on x86_64 SMP allmodconfig
      
      8. percpu.h modifications were reverted so that it could be applied as
         a separate patch and serve as bisection point.
      
      Given the fact that I had only a couple of failures from tests on step
      6, I'm fairly confident about the coverage of this conversion patch.
      If there is a breakage, it's likely to be something in one of the arch
      headers which should be easily discoverable easily on most builds of
      the specific arch.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarTejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
      Guess-its-ok-by: default avatarChristoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
      Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
      Cc: Lee Schermerhorn <Lee.Schermerhorn@hp.com>
      5a0e3ad6
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    • Andreas Gruenbacher's avatar
      [PATCH] nfsacl: Solaris VxFS compatibility fix · 22c1ea44
      Andreas Gruenbacher authored
      Here is a compatibility fix between Linux and Solaris when used with VxFS
      filesystems: Solaris usually accepts acl entries in any order, but with
      VxFS it replies with NFSERR_INVAL when it sees a four-entry acl that is not
      in canonical form.  It may also fail with other non-canonical acls -- I
      can't tell, because that case never triggers: We only send non-canonical
      acls when we fake up an ACL_MASK entry.
      
      Instead of adding fake ACL_MASK entries at the end, inserting them in the
      correct position makes Solaris+VxFS happy.  The Linux client and server
      sides don't care about entry order.  The three-entry-acl special case in
      which we need a fake ACL_MASK entry was handled in xdr_nfsace_encode.  The
      patch moves this into nfsacl_encode.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndreas Gruenbacher <agruen@suse.de>
      Acked-by: default avatarTrond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
      22c1ea44
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