[PATCH 02/12] drivers/gpio: provide optional timestamped readouts

Philippe Gerum rpm at xenomai.org
Fri Jan 25 10:38:29 CET 2019


On 1/25/19 10:33 AM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
> On 25.01.19 10:31, Philippe Gerum wrote:
>> On 1/25/19 10:23 AM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>> On 25.01.19 10:15, Philippe Gerum wrote:
>>>> On 1/24/19 7:17 PM, Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>>>> On 24.01.19 16:34, Philippe Gerum wrote:
>>>>>> In timestamping mode, read() returns the timestamp of the latest
>>>>>> event
>>>>>> receipt on the pin based on CLOCK_MONOTONIC, along with the pin
>>>>>> state. This is an optional pin readout mode controlled by the
>>>>>> GPIO_RTIOC_TS request, e.g.:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> struct rtdm_gpio_readout rdo;
>>>>>> int ret, on, val;
>>>>>>
>>>>>> on = 1;
>>>>>> ret = ioctl(pinfd, GPIO_RTIOC_TS, &on);
>>>>>> ret = read(pinfd, &rdo, sizeof(rdo));
>>>>>> /* pin state changed to rdo.value at time rdo.timestamp */
>>>>>>
>>>>>> on = 0;
>>>>>> ret = ioctl(pinfd, GPIO_RTIOC_TS, &on);
>>>>>> ret = read(pinfd, &val, sizeof(val));
>>>>>> /* pin state changed to value (time of change unspecified) */
>>>>>>
>>>>>> By default, timestamping mode is disabled, which corresponds to the
>>>>>> original behavior.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Philippe Gerum <rpm at xenomai.org>
>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>     include/cobalt/kernel/rtdm/gpio.h |  1 +
>>>>>>     include/rtdm/uapi/gpio.h          | 18 +++++++----
>>>>>>     kernel/drivers/gpio/gpio-core.c   | 54
>>>>>> +++++++++++++++++++++++--------
>>>>>>     3 files changed, 54 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> diff --git a/include/cobalt/kernel/rtdm/gpio.h
>>>>>> b/include/cobalt/kernel/rtdm/gpio.h
>>>>>> index cdb472f8a..00055ec0a 100644
>>>>>> --- a/include/cobalt/kernel/rtdm/gpio.h
>>>>>> +++ b/include/cobalt/kernel/rtdm/gpio.h
>>>>>> @@ -33,6 +33,7 @@ struct rtdm_gpio_pin {
>>>>>>         rtdm_event_t event;
>>>>>>         char *name;
>>>>>>         struct gpio_desc *desc;
>>>>>> +    nanosecs_abs_t timestamp;
>>>>>>     };
>>>>>>       struct rtdm_gpio_chip {
>>>>>> diff --git a/include/rtdm/uapi/gpio.h b/include/rtdm/uapi/gpio.h
>>>>>> index b745f156c..ac14be66c 100644
>>>>>> --- a/include/rtdm/uapi/gpio.h
>>>>>> +++ b/include/rtdm/uapi/gpio.h
>>>>>> @@ -18,12 +18,18 @@
>>>>>>     #ifndef _RTDM_UAPI_GPIO_H
>>>>>>     #define _RTDM_UAPI_GPIO_H
>>>>>>     -#define GPIO_RTIOC_DIR_OUT        _IOW(RTDM_CLASS_GPIO, 0, int)
>>>>>> -#define GPIO_RTIOC_DIR_IN        _IO(RTDM_CLASS_GPIO, 1)
>>>>>> -#define GPIO_RTIOC_IRQEN        _IOW(RTDM_CLASS_GPIO, 2, int) /*
>>>>>> GPIO
>>>>>> trigger */
>>>>>> -#define GPIO_RTIOC_IRQDIS        _IO(RTDM_CLASS_GPIO, 3)
>>>>>> -#define GPIO_RTIOC_REQS                _IO(RTDM_CLASS_GPIO, 4)
>>>>>> -#define GPIO_RTIOC_RELS                _IO(RTDM_CLASS_GPIO, 5)
>>>>>> +struct rtdm_gpio_readout {
>>>>>> +    __u64 timestamp;
>>>>>
>>>>> nanosecs_abs_t - we use this type also in to userspace interface.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Nope. This is ABI stuff, nanosecs_abs_t is not guaranteed to have the
>>>> same size regardless of the ABI models, which is unsafe in mixed 32/64
>>>> model configurations. OTOH, __u64 is safe.
>>>
>>> If nanosecs_abs_t is alread an ABI, and it is used as such for a long
>>> time (see include/rtdm/uapi/serial.h). If you see a bug in its
>>> definition, that needs to be fixed. We should not resolve that by
>>> choosing open-coded local workarounds.
>>>
>>
>> nanosecs_t is not defined in the Xenomai ABI, never has been. Using
>> nanosecs_t in structs actually abuses such ABI. So we may either keep
>> adding even more nanosecs, or fix the spots where it should be replaced
>> with __u64.
> 
> Xenomai ABI includes the driver ABI - so your assumption might have been
> it's not while it was de facto.
> 
> Again, let's address the issue, not work around it.
> 

__u64 is the fix, using nanosecs*_t in uapi/ is wrong. So please merge
this fix, and we'll see how we can progress fixing other abuses.

-- 
Philippe.



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