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[v5,1/6] perf: prepare perf_event.h for new types perf_kprobe and perf_uprobe

Message ID 20171206224518.3598254-4-songliubraving@fb.com
State Not Applicable, archived
Delegated to: BPF Maintainers
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Series enable creating [k,u]probe with perf_event_open | expand

Commit Message

Song Liu Dec. 6, 2017, 10:45 p.m. UTC
Two new perf types, perf_kprobe and perf_uprobe, will be added to allow
creating [k,u]probe with perf_event_open. These [k,u]probe are associated
with the file decriptor created by perf_event_open, thus are easy to
clean when the file descriptor is destroyed.

kprobe_func and uprobe_path are added to union config1 for pointers to
function name for kprobe or binary path for uprobe.

kprobe_addr and probe_offset are added to union config2 for kernel
address (when kprobe_func is NULL), or [k,u]probe offset.

Signed-off-by: Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com>
Reviewed-by: Yonghong Song <yhs@fb.com>
Reviewed-by: Josef Bacik <jbacik@fb.com>
Acked-by: Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>
 include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h b/include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h
index 362493a..b2d80a7 100644
--- a/include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h
+++ b/include/uapi/linux/perf_event.h
@@ -380,10 +380,14 @@  struct perf_event_attr {
 	__u32			bp_type;
 	union {
 		__u64		bp_addr;
+		__u64		kprobe_func; /* for perf_kprobe */
+		__u64		uprobe_path; /* for perf_uprobe */
 		__u64		config1; /* extension of config */
 	union {
 		__u64		bp_len;
+		__u64		kprobe_addr; /* when kprobe_func == NULL */
+		__u64		probe_offset; /* for perf_[k,u]probe */
 		__u64		config2; /* extension of config1 */
 	__u64	branch_sample_type; /* enum perf_branch_sample_type */