Commit 58763148 authored by Peter Zijlstra's avatar Peter Zijlstra Committed by Ingo Molnar

perf/core: Remove WARN from perf_event_read()

This effectively reverts commit:

  71e7bc2b ("perf/core: Check return value of the perf_event_read() IPI")

... and puts in a comment explaining why we ignore the return value.
Reported-by: default avatarVegard Nossum <vegard.nossum@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarPeter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: David Carrillo-Cisneros <davidcc@google.com>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Fixes: 71e7bc2b ("perf/core: Check return value of the perf_event_read() IPI")
Signed-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
parent c6935931
......@@ -3549,10 +3549,18 @@ static int perf_event_read(struct perf_event *event, bool group)
.group = group,
.ret = 0,
};
ret = smp_call_function_single(event->oncpu, __perf_event_read, &data, 1);
/* The event must have been read from an online CPU: */
WARN_ON_ONCE(ret);
ret = ret ? : data.ret;
/*
* Purposely ignore the smp_call_function_single() return
* value.
*
* If event->oncpu isn't a valid CPU it means the event got
* scheduled out and that will have updated the event count.
*
* Therefore, either way, we'll have an up-to-date event count
* after this.
*/
(void)smp_call_function_single(event->oncpu, __perf_event_read, &data, 1);
ret = data.ret;
} else if (event->state == PERF_EVENT_STATE_INACTIVE) {
struct perf_event_context *ctx = event->ctx;
unsigned long flags;
......
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