Patchwork [1/3] UBUNTU: (evdev) Use multi-reader buffer to save space (rev4)

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Submitter Henrik Rydberg
Date June 10, 2010, 9:52 a.m.
Message ID <1276163579-22224-2-git-send-email-rydberg@euromail.se>
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Permalink /patch/55177/
State Accepted
Delegated to: Leann Ogasawara
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Henrik Rydberg - June 10, 2010, 9:52 a.m.
Preparing for larger buffer needs, convert the current per-client
circular buffer to a single buffer with multiple clients. Ideally, there
should be a mechanism where clients wait during buffer collision only.
Meanwhile, let clients take the dev->event_lock, which is already held
during buffer writes.

Signed-off-by: Henrik Rydberg <rydberg@euromail.se>
---
 drivers/input/evdev.c |   46 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------------------
 1 files changed, 26 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/drivers/input/evdev.c b/drivers/input/evdev.c
index 2ee6c7a..7117589 100644
--- a/drivers/input/evdev.c
+++ b/drivers/input/evdev.c
@@ -33,13 +33,13 @@  struct evdev {
 	spinlock_t client_lock; /* protects client_list */
 	struct mutex mutex;
 	struct device dev;
+	int head;
+	struct input_event buffer[EVDEV_BUFFER_SIZE];
 };
 
 struct evdev_client {
-	struct input_event buffer[EVDEV_BUFFER_SIZE];
 	int head;
 	int tail;
-	spinlock_t buffer_lock; /* protects access to buffer, head and tail */
 	struct fasync_struct *fasync;
 	struct evdev *evdev;
 	struct list_head node;
@@ -48,18 +48,13 @@  struct evdev_client {
 static struct evdev *evdev_table[EVDEV_MINORS];
 static DEFINE_MUTEX(evdev_table_mutex);
 
-static void evdev_pass_event(struct evdev_client *client,
-			     struct input_event *event)
+static inline void evdev_sync_event(struct evdev_client *client,
+				    struct evdev *evdev, int type)
 {
-	/*
-	 * Interrupts are disabled, just acquire the lock
-	 */
-	spin_lock(&client->buffer_lock);
-	client->buffer[client->head++] = *event;
-	client->head &= EVDEV_BUFFER_SIZE - 1;
-	spin_unlock(&client->buffer_lock);
-
-	if (event->type == EV_SYN)
+	/* sync the reader such that it never becomes empty */
+	if (client->tail != evdev->head)
+		client->head = evdev->head;
+	if (type == EV_SYN)
 		kill_fasync(&client->fasync, SIGIO, POLL_IN);
 }
 
@@ -78,14 +73,18 @@  static void evdev_event(struct input_handle *handle,
 	event.code = code;
 	event.value = value;
 
+	/* dev->event_lock held */
+	evdev->buffer[evdev->head] = event;
+	evdev->head = (evdev->head + 1) & (EVDEV_BUFFER_SIZE - 1);
+
 	rcu_read_lock();
 
 	client = rcu_dereference(evdev->grab);
 	if (client)
-		evdev_pass_event(client, &event);
+		evdev_sync_event(client, evdev, type);
 	else
 		list_for_each_entry_rcu(client, &evdev->client_list, node)
-			evdev_pass_event(client, &event);
+			evdev_sync_event(client, evdev, type);
 
 	rcu_read_unlock();
 
@@ -269,7 +268,6 @@  static int evdev_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
 		goto err_put_evdev;
 	}
 
-	spin_lock_init(&client->buffer_lock);
 	client->evdev = evdev;
 	evdev_attach_client(evdev, client);
 
@@ -325,19 +323,27 @@  static ssize_t evdev_write(struct file *file, const char __user *buffer,
 }
 
 static int evdev_fetch_next_event(struct evdev_client *client,
+				  struct evdev *evdev,
 				  struct input_event *event)
 {
+	struct input_dev *dev = evdev->handle.dev;
 	int have_event;
 
-	spin_lock_irq(&client->buffer_lock);
+	/*
+	 * FIXME: taking event_lock protects against reentrant fops
+	 * reads and provides sufficient buffer locking. However,
+	 * clients should not block writes, and having multiple clients
+	 * waiting for each other is suboptimal.
+	 */
+	spin_lock_irq(&dev->event_lock);
 
 	have_event = client->head != client->tail;
 	if (have_event) {
-		*event = client->buffer[client->tail++];
+		*event = evdev->buffer[client->tail++];
 		client->tail &= EVDEV_BUFFER_SIZE - 1;
 	}
 
-	spin_unlock_irq(&client->buffer_lock);
+	spin_unlock_irq(&dev->event_lock);
 
 	return have_event;
 }
@@ -366,7 +372,7 @@  static ssize_t evdev_read(struct file *file, char __user *buffer,
 		return -ENODEV;
 
 	while (retval + input_event_size() <= count &&
-	       evdev_fetch_next_event(client, &event)) {
+	       evdev_fetch_next_event(client, evdev, &event)) {
 
 		if (input_event_to_user(buffer + retval, &event))
 			return -EFAULT;