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From: Jens Wiklander <jens.wiklander@linaro.org>
To: Sumit Garg <sumit.garg@linaro.org>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-arm-kernel <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	OP-TEE TrustedFirmware <op-tee@lists.trustedfirmware.org>,
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	Linux Doc Mailing List <linux-doc@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jerome Forissier <jerome@forissier.org>,
	Etienne Carriere <etienne.carriere@linaro.org>,
	Vincent Guittot <vincent.guittot@linaro.org>,
	Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>, Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 4/6] tee: add tee_dev_open_helper() primitive
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 11:26:16 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHUa44FWM-QRfeEb5rreN4J9yJjQJQrh3XEm-YLBQmZMvBLC0g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAFA6WYM_zaVsWzP-sDuD6_xf3qgv-sQsbEAebZG6vtFrKfRpag@mail.gmail.com>

On Fri, Aug 27, 2021 at 8:23 AM Sumit Garg <sumit.garg@linaro.org> wrote:
>
> On Thu, 26 Aug 2021 at 18:00, Jens Wiklander <jens.wiklander@linaro.org> wrote:
> >
> > Adds tee_dev_open_helper() and tee_dev_ctx_put() to make it easier to
> > create a driver internal struct tee_context without the usual
> > tee_device_get() on the struct tee_device as that adds a circular
> > reference counter dependency and would prevent the struct tee_device
> > from ever being released again.
>
> Can you elaborate regarding the circular dependency issue you are
> referring to? IIUC, lifespan for struct tee_device would look like
> below with normal teedev_open():
>
> optee_probe() {
>   ...
>   tee_device_alloc()            <- teedev->num_users = 1
>   tee_device_register()
>   optee_notif_init()               <- tee_device_get()
>   ...
> }
>
> optee_remove() {
>   ...
>   optee_notif_uninit()           <- tee_device_put()
>   tee_device_unregister()    <- tee_device_put()
>   ...
> }

You're right, it works just as well without this patch.
teedev_close_context() and teedev_open() must be exported in another
patch though. I'll replace this patch with such a patch in the next
patch set.


Thanks,
Jens

>
> -Sumit
>
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jens Wiklander <jens.wiklander@linaro.org>
> > ---
> >  drivers/tee/tee_core.c  | 33 ++++++++++++++++++++++++---------
> >  include/linux/tee_drv.h | 27 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> >  2 files changed, 51 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/tee/tee_core.c b/drivers/tee/tee_core.c
> > index 85102d12d716..3beb682684a8 100644
> > --- a/drivers/tee/tee_core.c
> > +++ b/drivers/tee/tee_core.c
> > @@ -43,14 +43,11 @@ static DEFINE_SPINLOCK(driver_lock);
> >  static struct class *tee_class;
> >  static dev_t tee_devt;
> >
> > -static struct tee_context *teedev_open(struct tee_device *teedev)
> > +struct tee_context *tee_dev_open_helper(struct tee_device *teedev)
> >  {
> >         int rc;
> >         struct tee_context *ctx;
> >
> > -       if (!tee_device_get(teedev))
> > -               return ERR_PTR(-EINVAL);
> > -
> >         ctx = kzalloc(sizeof(*ctx), GFP_KERNEL);
> >         if (!ctx) {
> >                 rc = -ENOMEM;
> > @@ -66,10 +63,30 @@ static struct tee_context *teedev_open(struct tee_device *teedev)
> >         return ctx;
> >  err:
> >         kfree(ctx);
> > -       tee_device_put(teedev);
> >         return ERR_PTR(rc);
> >
> >  }
> > +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(tee_dev_open_helper);
> > +
> > +void tee_dev_ctx_put(struct tee_context *ctx)
> > +{
> > +       teedev_ctx_put(ctx);
> > +}
> > +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(tee_dev_ctx_put);
> > +
> > +static struct tee_context *teedev_open(struct tee_device *teedev)
> > +{
> > +       struct tee_context *ctx;
> > +
> > +       if (!tee_device_get(teedev))
> > +               return ERR_PTR(-EINVAL);
> > +
> > +       ctx = tee_dev_open_helper(teedev);
> > +       if (IS_ERR(ctx))
> > +               tee_device_put(teedev);
> > +
> > +       return ctx;
> > +}
> >
> >  void teedev_ctx_get(struct tee_context *ctx)
> >  {
> > @@ -90,10 +107,8 @@ static void teedev_ctx_release(struct kref *ref)
> >
> >  void teedev_ctx_put(struct tee_context *ctx)
> >  {
> > -       if (ctx->releasing)
> > -               return;
> > -
> > -       kref_put(&ctx->refcount, teedev_ctx_release);
> > +       if (ctx && !ctx->releasing)
> > +               kref_put(&ctx->refcount, teedev_ctx_release);
> >  }
> >
> >  static void teedev_close_context(struct tee_context *ctx)
> > diff --git a/include/linux/tee_drv.h b/include/linux/tee_drv.h
> > index 3ebfea0781f1..00a31ff03049 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/tee_drv.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/tee_drv.h
> > @@ -458,6 +458,33 @@ static inline int tee_shm_get_id(struct tee_shm *shm)
> >   */
> >  struct tee_shm *tee_shm_get_from_id(struct tee_context *ctx, int id);
> >
> > +/**
> > + * tee_dev_open_helper() - helper function to make a struct tee_context
> > + * @teedev:    Device to open
> > + *
> > + * Creates the struct tee_context without increasing the reference counter
> > + * on @teedev. This is needed for instance when a driver need an internal
> > + * struct tee_context to operate on. By skipping the reference counter
> > + * the circular dependency is broken.
> > + *
> > + * Note that this struct tee_context need special care when freeing in
> > + * order to avoid the normal put on the struct tee_device.
> > + * tee_dev_ctx_put() is the best choice for this.
> > + *
> > + * @returns a pointer 'struct tee_context' on success or an ERR_PTR on failure
> > + */
> > +struct tee_context *tee_dev_open_helper(struct tee_device *teedev);
> > +
> > +/**
> > + * tee_dev_ctx_put() - helper function to release a struct tee_context
> > + * @ctx:       The struct tee_context to release
> > + *
> > + * Note that this function doesn't do a tee_device_put() on the internal
> > + * struct tee_device so this function should normal only be used when
> > + * releasing a struct tee_context obtained with tee_dev_open_helper().
> > + */
> > +void tee_dev_ctx_put(struct tee_context *ctx);
> > +
> >  /**
> >   * tee_client_open_context() - Open a TEE context
> >   * @start:     if not NULL, continue search after this context
> > --
> > 2.31.1
> >

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-27  9:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-26 12:30 [PATCH v5 0/6] Asynchronous notifications from secure world Jens Wiklander
2021-08-26 12:30 ` [PATCH v5 1/6] docs: staging/tee.rst: add a section on OP-TEE notifications Jens Wiklander
2021-08-26 12:30 ` [PATCH v5 2/6] dt-bindings: arm: optee: add interrupt property Jens Wiklander
2021-08-26 12:30 ` [PATCH v5 3/6] tee: fix put order in teedev_close_context() Jens Wiklander
2021-08-26 12:30 ` [PATCH v5 4/6] tee: add tee_dev_open_helper() primitive Jens Wiklander
2021-08-27  6:23   ` Sumit Garg
2021-08-27  9:26     ` Jens Wiklander [this message]
2021-08-26 12:30 ` [PATCH v5 5/6] optee: separate notification functions Jens Wiklander
2021-08-26 12:30 ` [PATCH v5 6/6] optee: add asynchronous notifications Jens Wiklander

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