[RFC,for,4.18,08/23] powerpc: Wire up restartable sequences system call

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Mathieu Desnoyers April 12, 2018, 7:27 p.m.
From: Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@gmail.com>

Wire up the rseq system call on powerpc.

This provides an ABI improving the speed of a user-space getcpu
operation on powerpc by skipping the getcpu system call on the fast
path, as well as improving the speed of user-space operations on per-cpu
data compared to using load-reservation/store-conditional atomics.

TODO: wire up rseq_syscall() on return from system call. It is used with
CONFIG_DEBUG_RSEQ=y to ensure system calls are not issued within rseq critical

Signed-off-by: Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com>
CC: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
CC: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
CC: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
CC: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
CC: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
CC: linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org
 arch/powerpc/include/asm/systbl.h      | 1 +
 arch/powerpc/include/asm/unistd.h      | 2 +-
 arch/powerpc/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h | 1 +
 3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)


diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/systbl.h b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/systbl.h
index d61f9c96d916..45d4d37495fd 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/systbl.h
+++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/systbl.h
@@ -392,3 +392,4 @@  SYSCALL(statx)
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/unistd.h b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/unistd.h
index daf1ba97a00c..1e9708632dce 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/unistd.h
+++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/unistd.h
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ 
 #include <uapi/asm/unistd.h>
-#define NR_syscalls		387
+#define NR_syscalls		388
 #define __NR__exit __NR_exit
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h b/arch/powerpc/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h
index 389c36fd8299..ac5ba55066dd 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h
+++ b/arch/powerpc/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h
@@ -398,5 +398,6 @@ 
 #define __NR_pkey_alloc		384
 #define __NR_pkey_free		385
 #define __NR_pkey_mprotect	386
+#define __NR_rseq		387