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2015-08-30Linux 4.2v4.2Linus Torvalds
2015-08-23Linux 4.2-rc8v4.2-rc8Linus Torvalds
2015-08-16Linux 4.2-rc7v4.2-rc7Linus Torvalds
2015-08-09Linux 4.2-rc6v4.2-rc6Linus Torvalds
2015-08-04Merge branch 'rc-fixes' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild Pull kbuild fixes from Michal Marek: "Two fixes for kbuild: - The new ARCH_{CPP,A,C}FLAGS variables are reset before including the arch Makefile - Fix calling make modules_install twice when module compression is enabled" * 'rc-fixes' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild: Makefile: Force gzip and xz on module install kbuild: Do not pick up ARCH_{CPP,A,C}FLAGS from the environment
2015-08-02Linux 4.2-rc5v4.2-rc5Linus Torvalds
2015-07-26Linux 4.2-rc4v4.2-rc4Linus Torvalds
2015-07-22Makefile: Force gzip and xz on module installJason A. Donenfeld
Running `make modules_install` ordinarily will overwrite existing modules. This is the desired behavior, and is how pretty much every other `make install` target works. However, if CONFIG_MODULE_COMPRESS is enabled, modules are passed through gzip and xz which then do the file writing. Both gzip and xz will error out if the file already exists, unless -f is passed. This patch adds -f so that the behavior is uniform. Signed-off-by: Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason@zx2c4.com> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.com>
2015-07-22kbuild: Do not pick up ARCH_{CPP,A,C}FLAGS from the environmentMichal Marek
Initialize the ARCH_* overrides before including the arch Makefile, to avoid picking up the values from the environment. The variables can still be overriden on the make command line, but this won't happen by accident. Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.com>
2015-07-19Linux 4.2-rc3v4.2-rc3Linus Torvalds
2015-07-15Merge tag 'arc-v4.2-rc3-fixes' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/vgupta/arc Pull ARC fixes from Vineet Gupta: - Makefile changes (top-level+ARC) reinstates -O3 builds (regression since 3.16) - IDU intc related fixes, IRQ affinity - patch to make bitops safer for ARC - perf fix from Alexey to remove signed PC braino - Futex backend gets llock/scond support * tag 'arc-v4.2-rc3-fixes' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/vgupta/arc: ARCv2: support HS38 releases ARC: make sure instruction_pointer() returns unsigned value ARC: slightly refactor macros for boot logging ARC: Add llock/scond to futex backend arc:irqchip: prepare for drivers/irqchip/irqchip.h removal ARC: Make ARC bitops "safer" (add anti-optimization) ARCv2: [axs103] bump CPU frequency from 75 to 90 MHZ ARCv2: intc: IDU: Fix potential race in installing a chained IRQ handler ARCv2: intc: IDU: support irq affinity ARC: fix unused var wanring ARC: Don't memzero twice in dma_alloc_coherent for __GFP_ZERO ARC: Override toplevel default -O2 with -O3 kbuild: Allow arch Makefiles to override {cpp,ld,c}flags ARCv2: guard SLC DMA ops with spinlock ARC: Kconfig: better way to disable ARC_HAS_LLSC for ARC_CPU_750D
2015-07-12Linux 4.2-rc2v4.2-rc2Linus Torvalds
2015-07-06kbuild: Allow arch Makefiles to override {cpp,ld,c}flagsMichal Marek
Since commit a1c48bb1 (Makefile: Fix unrecognized cross-compiler command line options), the arch Makefile is included earlier by the main Makefile, preventing the arc architecture to set its -O3 compiler option. Since there might be more use cases for an arch Makefile to fine-tune the options, add support for ARCH_CPPFLAGS, ARCH_AFLAGS and ARCH_CFLAGS variables that are appended to the respective kbuild variables. The user still has the final say via the KCPPFLAGS, KAFLAGS and KCFLAGS variables. Reported-by: Vineet Gupta <Vineet.Gupta1@synopsys.com> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org # 3.16+ Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.com>
2015-07-05Linux 4.2-rc1v4.2-rc1Linus Torvalds
2015-07-02Merge branch 'kbuild' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild Pull kbuild updates from Michal Marek: "Just a few kbuild core commits this time: - kallsyms fix for CONFIG_XIP_KERNEL - bashisms in scripts/link-vmlinux.sh fixed - workaround to make DEBUG_INFO_REDUCED more useful yet still space efficient - clang is not wrongly detected when cross-compiling" * 'kbuild' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild: kbuild: include core debug info when DEBUG_INFO_REDUCED scripts: link-vmlinux: Don't pass page offset to kallsyms if XIP Kernel scripts: fix link-vmlinux.sh bash-ism Makefile: Fix detection of clang when cross-compiling
2015-06-22Merge branch 'perf-core-for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip Pull perf updates from Ingo Molnar: "Kernel side changes mostly consist of work on x86 PMU drivers: - x86 Intel PT (hardware CPU tracer) improvements (Alexander Shishkin) - x86 Intel CQM (cache quality monitoring) improvements (Thomas Gleixner) - x86 Intel PEBSv3 support (Peter Zijlstra) - x86 Intel PEBS interrupt batching support for lower overhead sampling (Zheng Yan, Kan Liang) - x86 PMU scheduler fixes and improvements (Peter Zijlstra) There's too many tooling improvements to list them all - here are a few select highlights: 'perf bench': - Introduce new 'perf bench futex' benchmark: 'wake-parallel', to measure parallel waker threads generating contention for kernel locks (hb->lock). (Davidlohr Bueso) 'perf top', 'perf report': - Allow disabling/enabling events dynamicaly in 'perf top': a 'perf top' session can instantly become a 'perf report' one, i.e. going from dynamic analysis to a static one, returning to a dynamic one is possible, to toogle the modes, just press 'f' to 'freeze/unfreeze' the sampling. (Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo) - Make Ctrl-C stop processing on TUI, allowing interrupting the load of big perf.data files (Namhyung Kim) 'perf probe': (Masami Hiramatsu) - Support glob wildcards for function name - Support $params special probe argument: Collect all function arguments - Make --line checks validate C-style function name. - Add --no-inlines option to avoid searching inline functions - Greatly speed up 'perf probe --list' by caching debuginfo. - Improve --filter support for 'perf probe', allowing using its arguments on other commands, as --add, --del, etc. 'perf sched': - Add option in 'perf sched' to merge like comms to lat output (Josef Bacik) Plus tons of infrastructure work - in particular preparation for upcoming threaded perf report support, but also lots of other work - and fixes and other improvements. See (much) more details in the shortlog and in the git log" * 'perf-core-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip: (305 commits) perf tools: Configurable per thread proc map processing time out perf tools: Add time out to force stop proc map processing perf report: Fix sort__sym_cmp to also compare end of symbol perf hists browser: React to unassigned hotkey pressing perf top: Tell the user how to unfreeze events after pressing 'f' perf hists browser: Honour the help line provided by builtin-{top,report}.c perf hists browser: Do not exit when 'f' is pressed in 'report' mode perf top: Replace CTRL+z with 'f' as hotkey for enable/disable events perf annotate: Rename source_line_percent to source_line_samples perf annotate: Display total number of samples with --show-total-period perf tools: Ensure thread-stack is flushed perf top: Allow disabling/enabling events dynamicly perf evlist: Add toggle_enable() method perf trace: Fix race condition at the end of started workloads perf probe: Speed up perf probe --list by caching debuginfo perf probe: Show usage even if the last event is skipped perf tools: Move libtraceevent dynamic list to separated LDFLAGS variable perf tools: Fix a problem when opening old perf.data with different byte order perf tools: Ignore .config-detected in .gitignore perf probe: Fix to return error if no probe is added ...
2015-06-21Linux 4.1v4.1Linus Torvalds
2015-06-14Linux 4.1-rc8v4.1-rc8linus/masterelinus/masterLinus Torvalds
2015-06-07Linux 4.1-rc7v4.1-rc7Linus Torvalds
2015-05-31Linux 4.1-rc6v4.1-rc6Linus Torvalds
2015-05-27Merge branch 'perf/urgent' into perf/core, before applying dependent patchesIngo Molnar
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
2015-05-24Linux 4.1-rc5v4.1-rc5Linus Torvalds
2015-05-18Linux 4.1-rc4v4.1-rc4Linus Torvalds
2015-05-10Linux 4.1-rc3v4.1-rc3Linus Torvalds
2015-05-06Merge tag 'perf-core-for-mingo-3' of ↵Ingo Molnar
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/acme/linux into perf/core Pull perf/core improvements and fixes from Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo: User visible changes: - Improve --filter support for 'perf probe', allowing using its arguments on other commands, as --add, --del, etc (Masami Hiramatsu) - Show warning when running 'perf kmem stat' on a unsuitable perf.data file, i.e. one with events that are not the ones required for the stat variant used (Namhyung Kim). Infrastructure changes: - Auxtrace support patches, paving the way to support Intel PT and BTS (Adrian Hunter) - hists browser (top, report) refactorings (Namhyung Kim) Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
2015-05-03Linux 4.1-rc2v4.1-rc2Linus Torvalds
2015-04-29tools build: Fix Makefile(s) to properly invoke tools buildJiri Olsa
Several fixes were needed to allow following builds: $ make tools/tmon $ make -C <kernelsrc> tools/perf $ make -C <kernelsrc>/tools perf - some of the tools (perf) use same make variables as in kernel build, unsetting srctree and objtree - using original $(O) for O variable - perf build does not follow the descend function setup invoking it via it's own make rule I tried the rest of the tools/Makefile targets and they seem to work now. Reported-by: Brian Norris <computersforpeace@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de> Cc: Brian Norris <computersforpeace@gmail.com> Cc: David Ahern <dsahern@gmail.com> Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Cc: linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1429389280-18720-3-git-send-email-jolsa@kernel.org Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
2015-04-27Makefile: Fix detection of clang when cross-compilingPaul Cercueil
When the host's C compiler is clang, and when attempting to cross-compile Linux e.g. to MIPS with mipsel-linux-gcc, the Makefile would incorrectly detect the use of clang, which resulted in clang-specific flags being passed to mipsel-linux-gcc. This can be verified under Debian by installing the "clang" package, and then using it as the default compiler with: sudo update-alternatives --config cc This patch moves the detection of clang after the $(CC) variable is initialized to the name of the cross-compiler, so that the check applies to the cross-compiler and not the host's C compiler. v2: Move the detection of clang after the inclusion of the arch/*/Makefile (as they might set $(CROSS_COMPILE)) Signed-off-by: Paul Cercueil <paul@crapouillou.net> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2015-04-26Linux 4.1-rc1v4.1-rc1Linus Torvalds
2015-04-15Merge branch 'kbuild' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild Pull kbuild updates from Michal Marek: "Here is the first round of kbuild changes for v4.1-rc1: - kallsyms fix for ARM and cleanup - make dep(end) removed (developers have no sense of nostalgia these days...) - include Makefiles by relative path - stop useless rebuilds of asm-offsets.h and bounds.h" * 'kbuild' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild: Kbuild: kallsyms: drop special handling of pre-3.0 GCC symbols Kbuild: kallsyms: ignore veneers emitted by the ARM linker kbuild: ia64: use $(src)/Makefile.gate rather than particular path kbuild: include $(src)/Makefile rather than $(obj)/Makefile kbuild: use relative path more to include Makefile kbuild: use relative path to include Makefile kbuild: do not add $(bounds-file) and $(offsets-file) to targets kbuild: remove warning about "make depend" kbuild: Don't reset timestamps in include/generated if not needed
2015-04-13Merge branch 'locking-core-for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip Pull core locking changes from Ingo Molnar: "Main changes: - jump label asm preparatory work for PowerPC (Anton Blanchard) - rwsem optimizations and cleanups (Davidlohr Bueso) - mutex optimizations and cleanups (Jason Low) - futex fix (Oleg Nesterov) - remove broken atomicity checks from {READ,WRITE}_ONCE() (Peter Zijlstra)" * 'locking-core-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip: powerpc, jump_label: Include linux/jump_label.h to get HAVE_JUMP_LABEL define jump_label: Allow jump labels to be used in assembly jump_label: Allow asm/jump_label.h to be included in assembly locking/mutex: Further simplify mutex_spin_on_owner() locking: Remove atomicy checks from {READ,WRITE}_ONCE locking/rtmutex: Rename argument in the rt_mutex_adjust_prio_chain() documentation as well locking/rwsem: Fix lock optimistic spinning when owner is not running locking: Remove ACCESS_ONCE() usage locking/rwsem: Check for active lock before bailing on spinning locking/rwsem: Avoid deceiving lock spinners locking/rwsem: Set lock ownership ASAP locking/rwsem: Document barrier need when waking tasks locking/futex: Check PF_KTHREAD rather than !p->mm to filter out kthreads locking/mutex: Refactor mutex_spin_on_owner() locking/mutex: In mutex_spin_on_owner(), return true when owner changes
2015-04-12Linux 4.0v4.0Linus Torvalds
2015-04-09jump_label: Allow jump labels to be used in assemblyAnton Blanchard
To use jump labels in assembly we need the HAVE_JUMP_LABEL define, so we select a fallback version if the toolchain does not support them. Modify linux/jump_label.h so it can be included by assembly files. We also need to add -DCC_HAVE_ASM_GOTO to KBUILD_AFLAGS. Signed-off-by: Anton Blanchard <anton@samba.org> Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: benh@kernel.crashing.org Cc: catalin.marinas@arm.com Cc: davem@davemloft.net Cc: heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com Cc: jbaron@akamai.com Cc: linux@arm.linux.org.uk Cc: linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org Cc: liuj97@gmail.com Cc: mgorman@suse.de Cc: mmarek@suse.cz Cc: mpe@ellerman.id.au Cc: paulus@samba.org Cc: ralf@linux-mips.org Cc: rostedt@goodmis.org Cc: schwidefsky@de.ibm.com Cc: will.deacon@arm.com Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1428551492-21977-2-git-send-email-anton@samba.org Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
2015-04-06Linux 4.0-rc7v4.0-rc7Linus Torvalds
2015-04-02kbuild: use relative path more to include MakefileMasahiro Yamada
Prior to this commit, it was impossible to use relative path to include Makefiles from the top level Makefile because the option "--include-dir=$(srctree)" becomes effective when Make enters into sub Makefiles. To use relative path in any places, this commit moves the option above the "sub-make" target. Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2015-03-29Linux 4.0-rc6v4.0-rc6Linus Torvalds
2015-03-24kbuild: remove warning about "make depend"Masahiro Yamada
Enough time has passed since "make depend" was deprecated. Nobody would be in trouble without this hint. Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.m@jp.panasonic.com> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2015-03-22Linux 4.0-rc5v4.0-rc5Linus Torvalds
2015-03-15Linux 4.0-rc4v4.0-rc4Linus Torvalds
2015-03-08Linux 4.0-rc3v4.0-rc3Linus Torvalds
2015-03-03Linux 4.0-rc2v4.0-rc2Linus Torvalds
2015-02-22Linux 4.0-rc1v4.0-rc1Linus Torvalds
.. after extensive statistical analysis of my G+ polling, I've come to the inescapable conclusion that internet polls are bad. Big surprise. But "Hurr durr I'ma sheep" trounced "I like online polls" by a 62-to-38% margin, in a poll that people weren't even supposed to participate in. Who can argue with solid numbers like that? 5,796 votes from people who can't even follow the most basic directions? In contrast, "v4.0" beat out "v3.20" by a slimmer margin of 56-to-44%, but with a total of 29,110 votes right now. Now, arguably, that vote spread is only about 3,200 votes, which is less than the almost six thousand votes that the "please ignore" poll got, so it could be considered noise. But hey, I asked, so I'll honor the votes.
2015-02-19Merge branch 'kbuild' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild Pull kbuild updates from Michal Marek: - several cleanups in kbuild - serialize multiple *config targets so that 'make defconfig kvmconfig' works - The cc-ifversion macro got support for an else-branch * 'kbuild' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild: kbuild,gcov: simplify kernel/gcov/Makefile more kbuild: allow cc-ifversion to have the argument for false condition kbuild,gcov: simplify kernel/gcov/Makefile kbuild,gcov: remove unnecessary workaround kbuild: do not add $(call ...) to invoke cc-version or cc-fullversion kbuild: fix cc-ifversion macro kbuild: drop $(version_h) from MRPROPER_FILES kbuild: use mixed-targets when two or more config targets are given kbuild: remove redundant line from bounds.h/asm-offsets.h kbuild: merge bounds.h and asm-offsets.h rules kbuild: Drop support for clean-rule
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add infrastructureJan Kiszka
This provides the basic infrastructure to load kernel-specific python helper scripts when debugging the kernel in gdb. The loading mechanism is based on gdb loading for <objfile>-gdb.py when opening <objfile>. Therefore, this places a corresponding link to the main helper script into the output directory that contains vmlinux. The main scripts will pull in submodules containing Linux specific gdb commands and functions. To avoid polluting the source directory with compiled python modules, we link to them from the object directory. Due to gdb.parse_and_eval and string redirection for gdb.execute, we depend on gdb >= 7.2. This feature is enabled via CONFIG_GDB_SCRIPTS. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> Acked-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> [kbuild stuff] Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Jason Wessel <jason.wessel@windriver.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> Cc: Ben Widawsky <ben@bwidawsk.net> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2015-02-13kasan: add kernel address sanitizer infrastructureAndrey Ryabinin
Kernel Address sanitizer (KASan) is a dynamic memory error detector. It provides fast and comprehensive solution for finding use-after-free and out-of-bounds bugs. KASAN uses compile-time instrumentation for checking every memory access, therefore GCC > v4.9.2 required. v4.9.2 almost works, but has issues with putting symbol aliases into the wrong section, which breaks kasan instrumentation of globals. This patch only adds infrastructure for kernel address sanitizer. It's not available for use yet. The idea and some code was borrowed from [1]. Basic idea: The main idea of KASAN is to use shadow memory to record whether each byte of memory is safe to access or not, and use compiler's instrumentation to check the shadow memory on each memory access. Address sanitizer uses 1/8 of the memory addressable in kernel for shadow memory and uses direct mapping with a scale and offset to translate a memory address to its corresponding shadow address. Here is function to translate address to corresponding shadow address: unsigned long kasan_mem_to_shadow(unsigned long addr) { return (addr >> KASAN_SHADOW_SCALE_SHIFT) + KASAN_SHADOW_OFFSET; } where KASAN_SHADOW_SCALE_SHIFT = 3. So for every 8 bytes there is one corresponding byte of shadow memory. The following encoding used for each shadow byte: 0 means that all 8 bytes of the corresponding memory region are valid for access; k (1 <= k <= 7) means that the first k bytes are valid for access, and other (8 - k) bytes are not; Any negative value indicates that the entire 8-bytes are inaccessible. Different negative values used to distinguish between different kinds of inaccessible memory (redzones, freed memory) (see mm/kasan/kasan.h). To be able to detect accesses to bad memory we need a special compiler. Such compiler inserts a specific function calls (__asan_load*(addr), __asan_store*(addr)) before each memory access of size 1, 2, 4, 8 or 16. These functions check whether memory region is valid to access or not by checking corresponding shadow memory. If access is not valid an error printed. Historical background of the address sanitizer from Dmitry Vyukov: "We've developed the set of tools, AddressSanitizer (Asan), ThreadSanitizer and MemorySanitizer, for user space. We actively use them for testing inside of Google (continuous testing, fuzzing, running prod services). To date the tools have found more than 10'000 scary bugs in Chromium, Google internal codebase and various open-source projects (Firefox, OpenSSL, gcc, clang, ffmpeg, MySQL and lots of others): [2] [3] [4]. The tools are part of both gcc and clang compilers. We have not yet done massive testing under the Kernel AddressSanitizer (it's kind of chicken and egg problem, you need it to be upstream to start applying it extensively). To date it has found about 50 bugs. Bugs that we've found in upstream kernel are listed in [5]. We've also found ~20 bugs in out internal version of the kernel. Also people from Samsung and Oracle have found some. [...] As others noted, the main feature of AddressSanitizer is its performance due to inline compiler instrumentation and simple linear shadow memory. User-space Asan has ~2x slowdown on computational programs and ~2x memory consumption increase. Taking into account that kernel usually consumes only small fraction of CPU and memory when running real user-space programs, I would expect that kernel Asan will have ~10-30% slowdown and similar memory consumption increase (when we finish all tuning). I agree that Asan can well replace kmemcheck. We have plans to start working on Kernel MemorySanitizer that finds uses of unitialized memory. Asan+Msan will provide feature-parity with kmemcheck. As others noted, Asan will unlikely replace debug slab and pagealloc that can be enabled at runtime. Asan uses compiler instrumentation, so even if it is disabled, it still incurs visible overheads. Asan technology is easily portable to other architectures. Compiler instrumentation is fully portable. Runtime has some arch-dependent parts like shadow mapping and atomic operation interception. They are relatively easy to port." Comparison with other debugging features: ======================================== KMEMCHECK: - KASan can do almost everything that kmemcheck can. KASan uses compile-time instrumentation, which makes it significantly faster than kmemcheck. The only advantage of kmemcheck over KASan is detection of uninitialized memory reads. Some brief performance testing showed that kasan could be x500-x600 times faster than kmemcheck: $ netperf -l 30 MIGRATED TCP STREAM TEST from ( port 0 AF_INET to localhost ( port 0 AF_INET Recv Send Send Socket Socket Message Elapsed Size Size Size Time Throughput bytes bytes bytes secs. 10^6bits/sec no debug: 87380 16384 16384 30.00 41624.72 kasan inline: 87380 16384 16384 30.00 12870.54 kasan outline: 87380 16384 16384 30.00 10586.39 kmemcheck: 87380 16384 16384 30.03 20.23 - Also kmemcheck couldn't work on several CPUs. It always sets number of CPUs to 1. KASan doesn't have such limitation. DEBUG_PAGEALLOC: - KASan is slower than DEBUG_PAGEALLOC, but KASan works on sub-page granularity level, so it able to find more bugs. SLUB_DEBUG (poisoning, redzones): - SLUB_DEBUG has lower overhead than KASan. - SLUB_DEBUG in most cases are not able to detect bad reads, KASan able to detect both reads and writes. - In some cases (e.g. redzone overwritten) SLUB_DEBUG detect bugs only on allocation/freeing of object. KASan catch bugs right before it will happen, so we always know exact place of first bad read/write. [1] https://code.google.com/p/address-sanitizer/wiki/AddressSanitizerForKernel [2] https://code.google.com/p/address-sanitizer/wiki/FoundBugs [3] https://code.google.com/p/thread-sanitizer/wiki/FoundBugs [4] https://code.google.com/p/memory-sanitizer/wiki/FoundBugs [5] https://code.google.com/p/address-sanitizer/wiki/AddressSanitizerForKernel#Trophies Based on work by Andrey Konovalov. Signed-off-by: Andrey Ryabinin <a.ryabinin@samsung.com> Acked-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Andrey Konovalov <adech.fo@gmail.com> Cc: Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@google.com> Cc: Konstantin Serebryany <kcc@google.com> Cc: Dmitry Chernenkov <dmitryc@google.com> Cc: Yuri Gribov <tetra2005@gmail.com> Cc: Konstantin Khlebnikov <koct9i@gmail.com> Cc: Sasha Levin <sasha.levin@oracle.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@lge.com> Cc: Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@intel.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> Cc: Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org> Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Cc: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2015-02-11Merge branch 'for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/s390/linux Pull s390 updates from Martin Schwidefsky: - The remaining patches for the z13 machine support: kernel build option for z13, the cache synonym avoidance, SMT support, compare-and-delay for spinloops and the CES5S crypto adapater. - The ftrace support for function tracing with the gcc hotpatch option. This touches common code Makefiles, Steven is ok with the changes. - The hypfs file system gets an extension to access diagnose 0x0c data in user space for performance analysis for Linux running under z/VM. - The iucv hvc console gets wildcard spport for the user id filtering. - The cacheinfo code is converted to use the generic infrastructure. - Cleanup and bug fixes. * 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/s390/linux: (42 commits) s390/process: free vx save area when releasing tasks s390/hypfs: Eliminate hypfs interval s390/hypfs: Add diagnose 0c support s390/cacheinfo: don't use smp_processor_id() in preemptible context s390/zcrypt: fixed domain scanning problem (again) s390/smp: increase maximum value of NR_CPUS to 512 s390/jump label: use different nop instruction s390/jump label: add sanity checks s390/mm: correct missing space when reporting user process faults s390/dasd: cleanup profiling s390/dasd: add locking for global_profile access s390/ftrace: hotpatch support for function tracing ftrace: let notrace function attribute disable hotpatching if necessary ftrace: allow architectures to specify ftrace compile options s390: reintroduce diag 44 calls for cpu_relax() s390/zcrypt: Add support for new crypto express (CEX5S) adapter. s390/zcrypt: Number of supported ap domains is not retrievable. s390/spinlock: add compare-and-delay to lock wait loops s390/tape: remove redundant if statement s390/hvc_iucv: add simple wildcard matches to the iucv allow filter ...
2015-02-08Linux 3.19v3.19Linus Torvalds
2015-02-01Linux 3.19-rc7v3.19-rc7Linus Torvalds
2015-01-29ftrace: allow architectures to specify ftrace compile optionsHeiko Carstens
If the kernel is compiled with function tracer support the -pg compile option is passed to gcc to generate extra code into the prologue of each function. This patch replaces the "open-coded" -pg compile flag with a CC_FLAGS_FTRACE makefile variable which architectures can override if a different option should be used for code generation. Acked-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Signed-off-by: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>
2015-01-25Linux 3.19-rc6v3.19-rc6Linus Torvalds