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From: Quentin Monnet <quentin@isovalent.com>
To: Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>,
	Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>,
	Andrii Nakryiko <andrii@kernel.org>
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org, bpf@vger.kernel.org,
	Quentin Monnet <quentin@isovalent.com>
Subject: [PATCH bpf-next v3 0/8] libbpf: rename btf__get_from_id() and btf__load() APIs, support split BTF
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 17:20:20 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210729162028.29512-1-quentin@isovalent.com> (raw)

As part of the effort to move towards a v1.0 for libbpf [0], this set
improves some confusing function names related to BTF loading from and to
the kernel:

- btf__load() becomes btf__load_into_kernel().
- btf__get_from_id becomes btf__load_from_kernel_by_id().
- A new version btf__load_from_kernel_by_id_split() extends the former to
  add support for split BTF.

The old functions are marked for deprecation for the next minor version
(0.6) of libbpf.

The last patch is a trivial change to bpftool to add support for dumping
split BTF objects by referencing them by their id (and not only by their
BTF path).

[0] https://github.com/libbpf/libbpf/wiki/Libbpf:-the-road-to-v1.0#btfh-apis

v3:
- Use libbpf_err_ptr() in btf__load_from_kernel_by_id(), ERR_PTR() in
  bpftool's get_map_kv_btf().
- Move the definition of btf__load_from_kernel_by_id() closer to the
  btf__parse() group in btf.h (move the legacy function with it).
- Fix a bug on the return value in libbpf_find_prog_btf_id(), as a new
  patch.
- Move the btf__free() fixes to their own patch.
- Add "Fixes:" tags to relevant patches.
- Re-introduce deprecation (removed in v2) for the legacy functions, as a
  new macro LIBBPF_DEPRECATED_SINCE(major, minor, message).

v2:
- Remove deprecation marking of legacy functions (patch 4/6 from v1).
- Make btf__load_from_kernel_by_id{,_split}() return the btf struct, adjust
  surrounding code and call btf__free() when missing.
- Add new functions to v0.5.0 API (and not v0.6.0).

Quentin Monnet (8):
  libbpf: return non-null error on failures in libbpf_find_prog_btf_id()
  libbpf: rename btf__load() as btf__load_into_kernel()
  libbpf: rename btf__get_from_id() as btf__load_from_kernel_by_id()
  tools: free BTF objects at various locations
  tools: replace btf__get_from_id() with btf__load_from_kernel_by_id()
  libbpf: prepare deprecation of btf__get_from_id(), btf__load()
  libbpf: add split BTF support for btf__load_from_kernel_by_id()
  tools: bpftool: support dumping split BTF by id

 tools/bpf/bpftool/btf.c                      |  8 ++---
 tools/bpf/bpftool/btf_dumper.c               |  6 ++--
 tools/bpf/bpftool/map.c                      | 14 ++++-----
 tools/bpf/bpftool/prog.c                     | 29 +++++++++++------
 tools/lib/bpf/Makefile                       |  3 ++
 tools/lib/bpf/btf.c                          | 33 ++++++++++++++------
 tools/lib/bpf/btf.h                          |  7 ++++-
 tools/lib/bpf/libbpf.c                       | 11 ++++---
 tools/lib/bpf/libbpf.map                     |  3 ++
 tools/lib/bpf/libbpf_common.h                | 19 +++++++++++
 tools/perf/util/bpf-event.c                  | 11 ++++---
 tools/perf/util/bpf_counter.c                | 12 +++++--
 tools/testing/selftests/bpf/prog_tests/btf.c |  4 ++-
 13 files changed, 113 insertions(+), 47 deletions(-)

-- 
2.30.2


             reply	other threads:[~2021-07-29 16:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-29 16:20 Quentin Monnet [this message]
2021-07-29 16:20 ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 1/8] libbpf: return non-null error on failures in libbpf_find_prog_btf_id() Quentin Monnet
2021-07-29 16:20 ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 2/8] libbpf: rename btf__load() as btf__load_into_kernel() Quentin Monnet
2021-07-29 16:20 ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 3/8] libbpf: rename btf__get_from_id() as btf__load_from_kernel_by_id() Quentin Monnet
2021-07-29 16:20 ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 4/8] tools: free BTF objects at various locations Quentin Monnet
2021-07-29 16:20 ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 5/8] tools: replace btf__get_from_id() with btf__load_from_kernel_by_id() Quentin Monnet
2021-07-29 16:20 ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 6/8] libbpf: prepare deprecation of btf__get_from_id(), btf__load() Quentin Monnet
2021-07-29 16:20 ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 7/8] libbpf: add split BTF support for btf__load_from_kernel_by_id() Quentin Monnet
2021-07-29 16:20 ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 8/8] tools: bpftool: support dumping split BTF by id Quentin Monnet
2021-07-30  0:31 ` [PATCH bpf-next v3 0/8] libbpf: rename btf__get_from_id() and btf__load() APIs, support split BTF Andrii Nakryiko
2021-07-30 15:23   ` Quentin Monnet
2021-07-30 17:24     ` Andrii Nakryiko
2021-07-30 20:23       ` Quentin Monnet
2021-07-30 21:54         ` Andrii Nakryiko

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