[tip:sched/core] sched, timer: Provide an atomic ' struct task_cputime' data structure

From: tip-bot for Jason Low
Date: Fri May 08 2015 - 09:24:12 EST

Commit-ID: 971e8a985482c76487edb5a49811e99b96e846e1
Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/971e8a985482c76487edb5a49811e99b96e846e1
Author: Jason Low <jason.low2@xxxxxx>
AuthorDate: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:00:23 -0700
Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
CommitDate: Fri, 8 May 2015 12:17:45 +0200

sched, timer: Provide an atomic 'struct task_cputime' data structure

This patch adds an atomic variant of the 'struct task_cputime' data structure,
which can be used to store and update task_cputime statistics without
needing to do locking.

Suggested-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Jason Low <jason.low2@xxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Aswin Chandramouleeswaran <aswin@xxxxxx>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Davidlohr Bueso <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Mike Galbraith <umgwanakikbuti@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Preeti U Murthy <preeti@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Scott J Norton <scott.norton@xxxxxx>
Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Waiman Long <Waiman.Long@xxxxxx>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1430251224-5764-5-git-send-email-jason.low2@xxxxxx
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
include/linux/sched.h | 17 +++++++++++++++++
1 file changed, 17 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/sched.h b/include/linux/sched.h
index a45874c..6eb78cd 100644
--- a/include/linux/sched.h
+++ b/include/linux/sched.h
@@ -572,6 +572,23 @@ struct task_cputime {
.sum_exec_runtime = 0, \

+ * This is the atomic variant of task_cputime, which can be used for
+ * storing and updating task_cputime statistics without locking.
+ */
+struct task_cputime_atomic {
+ atomic64_t utime;
+ atomic64_t stime;
+ atomic64_t sum_exec_runtime;
+ (struct task_cputime_atomic) { \
+ .utime = ATOMIC64_INIT(0), \
+ .stime = ATOMIC64_INIT(0), \
+ .sum_exec_runtime = ATOMIC64_INIT(0), \
+ }
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