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From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
To: "Xueming(Steven) Li" <xuemingl@mellanox.com>
Cc: Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>,
	Asaf Penso <asafp@mellanox.com>, dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	 dpdk stable <stable@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 2/2] malloc: fix realloc padded element size
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:25:09 +0100
Message-ID: <CAJFAV8xX1M=TmUEVnSUAGj_VuAP9TYu3iQCELOjae0a9ELYDtA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <DB6PR05MB3190CF0963833ECFF7069D02AC4F0@DB6PR05MB3190.eurprd05.prod.outlook.com>

On Wed, Nov 20, 2019 at 3:12 AM Xueming(Steven) Li
<xuemingl@mellanox.com> wrote:
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:47 AM
> > To: Xueming(Steven) Li <xuemingl@mellanox.com>; Anatoly Burakov
> > <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
> > Cc: Asaf Penso <asafp@mellanox.com>; dev <dev@dpdk.org>; dpdk stable
> > <stable@dpdk.org>
> > Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 2/2] malloc: fix realloc padded element
> > size
> >
> > On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 3:50 PM Xueming Li <xuemingl@mellanox.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > When resize a memory with next element, the original element size grows.
> > > If the orginal element has padding, the real inner element size didn't
> > > grow as well and this causes trailer verification failure when malloc
> > > debug enabled.
> >
> > I did not see this when running the malloc_autotest with debug enabled.
> > What is missing for me to catch it?
> >
> Yes, it happens rarely, depends on memory fragment. I only caught this in middle of a long test.
>
> >
> > Just a bit chilly to apply this series.
> > The first patch seems an optimisation.
> > The second one seems more interesting if we fix the debug mode, but I
> > suppose we can live without them in 19.11.
> Few people enable memory debug option, they are there for years.

Had a discussion offlist with Anatoly.
Those two issues are hard to catch but the fixes are relevant and
Anatoly is confident.
I will take this in rc3.

Series applied, thanks.

-- 
David Marchand


  reply	other threads:[~2019-11-20 13:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-12 14:50 [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 1/2] malloc: fix realloc wrong copy size Xueming Li
2019-11-12 14:50 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 2/2] malloc: fix realloc padded element size Xueming Li
2019-11-14 15:11   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-19 20:47   ` David Marchand
2019-11-20  2:12     ` Xueming(Steven) Li
2019-11-20 13:25       ` David Marchand [this message]
2019-11-21 12:30         ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-21 12:55           ` Xueming(Steven) Li
2019-11-21 13:15             ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-21 13:17               ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Burakov, Anatoly
2019-11-21 14:11                 ` Xueming(Steven) Li
2019-11-14 15:11 ` [dpdk-stable] [PATCH 1/2] malloc: fix realloc wrong copy size Burakov, Anatoly

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