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2015-02-17scripts/gdb: port to python3 / gdb7.7Pantelis Koukousoulas6-9/+18
I tried to use these scripts in an ubuntu 14.04 host (gdb 7.7 compiled against python 3.3) but there were several errors. I believe this patch fixes these issues so that the commands now work (I tested lx-symbols, lx-dmesg, lx-lsmod). Main issues that needed to be resolved: * In python 2 iterators have a "next()" method. In python 3 it is __next__() instead (so let's just add both). * In older python versions there was an implicit conversion in object.__format__() (used when an object is in string.format()) where it was converting the object to str first and then calling str's __format__(). This has now been removed so we must explicitly convert to str the objects for which we need to keep this behavior. * In dmesg.py: in python 3 log_buf is now a "memoryview" object which needs to be converted to a string in order to use string methods like "splitlines()". Luckily memoryview exists in python 2.7.6 as well, so we can convert log_buf to memoryview and use the same code in both python 2 and python 3. This version of the patch has now been tested with gdb 7.7 and both python 3.4 and python 2.7.6 (I think asking for at least python 2.7.6 is a reasonable requirement instead of complicating the code with version checks etc). Signed-off-by: Pantelis Koukousoulas <pktoss@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add lx-lsmod commandJan Kiszka1-1/+45
This adds a lsmod-like command to list all currently loaded modules of the target. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add class to iterate over CPU masksJan Kiszka1-0/+54
Will be used first to count module references. It is optimized to read the mask only once per stop. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add lx_current convenience functionJan Kiszka1-0/+17
This is a shorthand for *$lx_per_cpu("current_task"), i.e. a convenience function to retrieve the currently running task of the active context. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add internal helper and convenience function for per-cpu lookupJan Kiszka1-0/+68
This function allows to obtain a per-cpu variable, either of the current or an explicitly specified CPU. Note: sparc64 version is untested. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add get_gdbserver_type helperJan Kiszka1-0/+35
This helper probes the type of the gdb server. Supported are QEMU and KGDB so far. Knowledge about the gdb server is required e.g. to retrieve the current CPU or current task. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add internal helper and convenience function to retrieve thread_infoJan Kiszka1-0/+35
Add the internal helper get_thread_info that calculates the thread_info from a given task variable. Also export this service as a convenience function. Note: ia64 version is untested. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> Cc: Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com> Cc: Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@intel.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add is_target_arch helperJan Kiszka1-0/+13
This helper caches to result of "show architecture" and matches the provided arch (sub-)string against that output. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add helper and convenience function to look up tasksJan Kiszka1-0/+27
Add the helper task_by_pid that can look up a task by its PID. Also export it as a convenience function. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add task iteration classJan Kiszka1-0/+46
This class allows to iterate over all tasks of the target. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add lx-dmesg commandJan Kiszka1-0/+64
This pokes into the log buffer of the debugged kernel, dumping it to the gdb console. Helping in case the target should or can no longer execute dmesg itself. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> Cc: Kay Sievers <kay@vrfy.org> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add read_u16/32/64 helpersJan Kiszka1-0/+21
Add helpers for reading integers from target memory buffers. Required when caching the memory access is more efficient than reading individual values via gdb. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add get_target_endianness helperJan Kiszka1-0/+18
Parse the target endianness from the output of "show endian" and cache the result to return it via the new helper get_target_endiannes. We will need it for reading integers from buffers that contain target memory. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add internal helper and convenience function to look up a moduleJan Kiszka1-0/+28
Add the internal helper get_module_by_name to obtain the module structure corresponding to the given name. Also export this service as a convenience function. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add automatic symbol reloading on module insertionJan Kiszka1-0/+39
This installs a silent breakpoint on the do_init_module function. The breakpoint handler will try to load symbols from the module files found during lx-symbols execution. This way, breakpoints can be set to module initialization functions, and there is no need to explicitly call lx-symbols after (re-)loading a module. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add lx-symbols commandJan Kiszka1-0/+127
This is probably the most useful helper when debugging kernel modules: lx-symbols first reloads vmlinux. Then it searches recursively for *.ko files in the specified paths and the current directory. Finally it walks the kernel's module list, issuing the necessary add-symbol-file command for each loaded module so that gdb knows which module symbol corresponds to which address. It also looks up variable sections (bss, data, rodata) and appends their address to the add-symbole-file command line. This allows to access global module variables just like any other variable. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add module iteration classJan Kiszka1-0/+39
Will soon be used for loading symbols, printing global variables or listing modules. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add container_of helper and convenience functionJan Kiszka1-0/+35
Provide an internal helper with container_of semantics. As type lookups are very slow in gdb-python and we need a type "long" for this, cache the reference to this type object. Then export the helper also as a convenience function form use at the gdb command line. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add cache for type objectsJan Kiszka1-0/+34
Type lookups are very slow in gdb-python which is often noticeable when iterating over a number of objects. Introduce the helper class CachedType that keeps a reference to a gdb.Type object but also refreshes it after an object file has been loaded. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> 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>
2015-02-17scripts/gdb: add infrastructureJan Kiszka1-0/+11
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>