[PATCH v6 01/14] uprobes: allow ignoring of probe hits

David Long dave.long at linaro.org
Mon Feb 10 02:38:52 EST 2014

From: "David A. Long" <dave.long at linaro.org>

Allow arches to decided to ignore a probe hit.  ARM will use this to
only call handlers if the conditions to execute a conditionally executed
instruction are satisfied.

Signed-off-by: David A. Long <dave.long at linaro.org>
Acked-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg at redhat.com>
 include/linux/uprobes.h | 1 +
 kernel/events/uprobes.c | 9 +++++++++
 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/uprobes.h b/include/linux/uprobes.h
index e32251e..edff2b9 100644
--- a/include/linux/uprobes.h
+++ b/include/linux/uprobes.h
@@ -126,6 +126,7 @@ extern bool arch_uprobe_xol_was_trapped(struct task_struct *tsk);
 extern int  arch_uprobe_exception_notify(struct notifier_block *self, unsigned long val, void *data);
 extern void arch_uprobe_abort_xol(struct arch_uprobe *aup, struct pt_regs *regs);
 extern unsigned long arch_uretprobe_hijack_return_addr(unsigned long trampoline_vaddr, struct pt_regs *regs);
+extern bool __weak arch_uprobe_ignore(struct arch_uprobe *aup, struct pt_regs *regs);
 #else /* !CONFIG_UPROBES */
 struct uprobes_state {
diff --git a/kernel/events/uprobes.c b/kernel/events/uprobes.c
index 307d87c..04709b6 100644
--- a/kernel/events/uprobes.c
+++ b/kernel/events/uprobes.c
@@ -1804,6 +1804,11 @@ static bool handle_trampoline(struct pt_regs *regs)
 	return true;
+bool __weak arch_uprobe_ignore(struct arch_uprobe *aup, struct pt_regs *regs)
+	return false;
  * Run handler and ask thread to singlestep.
  * Ensure all non-fatal signals cannot interrupt thread while it singlesteps.
@@ -1858,7 +1863,11 @@ static void handle_swbp(struct pt_regs *regs)
 	if (!get_utask())
 		goto out;
+	if (arch_uprobe_ignore(&uprobe->arch, regs))
+		goto out;
 	handler_chain(uprobe, regs);
 	if (can_skip_sstep(uprobe, regs))
 		goto out;

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