Re: [RESEND PATCH 0/5] perf core: Support overwrite ring buffer
From: Dmitry Vyukov
Date: Tue Mar 08 2016 - 11:11:51 EST
On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 4:54 PM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> * Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > so, according to the error message it wants a writable directory. Lets try it that
>> > way:
>> > triton:~> mkdir go
>> > triton:~>
>> > triton:~> export GOPATH=/home/mingo/go/
>> > triton:~> go get github.com/google/syzkaller
>> > can't load package: package github.com/google/syzkaller: no buildable Go source files in /home/mingo/go/src/github.com/google/syzkaller
>> Yes, GOPATH needs to be set a writable dir.
>> You can ignore "can't load package" error. The goal of that step is
>> checkout syzkaller with all dependencies into correct dirs under
>> GOPATH. That's already done by now.
>> Or you can do (/... at the end):
>> $ go get github.com/google/syzkaller/...
>> That will checkout and build.
>> Either way you can continue with the make step.
> Cool, the '/...' trick works.
>> > looks like someone wants 'Go' to be used as little as possible! ;-)
>> You probably did not observe recently a noobie trying to build a C
>> project with sufficiently-complicate-build-system and a bunch of
>> dependencies that needs to be on specific, unknown revisions, and that
>> still does not compile with you compiler and does not link with your
>> linker, and then of course target machine has a wrong glibc version :)
> Nah, old Linux tools very much suck, we know that and we suffer from it.
> But new tools should not suck! :-)
> So, going from the description at:
> I now have it built, and created $GOPATH/src/github.com/google/syzkaller/perf.cfg
> triton:~/go/src/github.com/google/syzkaller> cat perf.cfg
> "http": "localhost:50000",
> "workdir": "/home/mingo/go/src/github.com/google/syzkaller/workdir",
> "syzkaller": "/home/mingo/go/src/github.com/google/syzkaller",
> "vmlinux": "-",
> "type": "local",
> "count": 1,
> "procs": 16,
> "nocover": true,
> "nodropprivs": true,
> "enable_syscalls": [
> Then I tried to do:
> $ bin/syz-manager -config perf.cfg
> in ~/go/src/github.com/google/syzkaller, but that doesn't work because there's no
> 'bin' directory:
> triton:~/go/src/github.com/google/syzkaller> bin/syz-manager -config perf.cfg
> bash: bin/syz-manager: No such file or directory
> So that should really read something like:
> cd ~/go
> bin/syz-manager -config src/github.com/google/syzkaller/perf.cfg
> next roadblock:
> fomalhaut:~/go> bin/syz-manager -config src/github.com/google/syzkaller/perf.cfg
> 2016/03/08 16:53:44 bad config syzkaller param: can't find bin/syz-fuzzer
> so how do I proceed from here?
You need to call make in syzkaller dir, it will create
$ cd /home/mingo/go/src/github.com/google/syzkaller
$ bin/syz-manager -config perf.cfg