Re: [PATCH 04/10] perf record: Filter out POLLHUP'ed file descriptors

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
Date: Fri Sep 05 2014 - 10:08:12 EST

Em Fri, Sep 05, 2014 at 11:42:59AM +0300, Adrian Hunter escreveu:
> On 09/04/2014 06:19 PM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> > Em Thu, Sep 04, 2014 at 03:32:08PM +0300, Adrian Hunter escreveu:
> No I was meaning something different. For example, 'perf record' opens an
> event for 2 processes per-cpu and gets 4 file descriptors:

> task1 task2
> cpu0 fd0 fd1
> cpu1 fd2 fd3

> Now, perf record will mmap fd0 and fd2 and set-output fd1->fd0
> and fd3->fd2.

> pollfds includes only fd0 and fd2.

> But if task2 exits, the POLLHUP will appear on fd1 and fd3.

So? We are not interested in fd1 and fd3, since all our reading is done
on fd0 and fd2 mmaps, no?

I.e. when we ask the kernel to point fd B to fd A's mmap (what you
called set-output) and fd B inserts an event into fd A's mmap ring
buffer, we get fd A poll return as POLLRD, no?

Have to check... Otherwise we would have to poll all fds all the time,
not just the ones mmaping, right?

> I think Jiri's patchset changed pollfds to include all fds for that reason.

It did? I have to look again, probably went together with other changes,
has it?

- Arnaldo
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