On Mon, Aug 07, 2017 at 11:21:25AM +0200, Knut Omang wrote:
> On Mon, 2017-08-07 at 09:45 +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 11:18:15PM +0200, Knut Omang wrote:
> > > There's a potential race condition between multiple bind()'s
> > > attempting to bind to the same port, which occasionally
> > > allows more than one bind to succeed against the same port.
> > > 
> > > When a subsequent listen() call is made with the same socket
> > > only one will succeed.
> > > 
> > > The current QEMU code does however not take this situation into account
> > > and the listen will cause the code to break out and fail even
> > > when there are actually available ports to use.
> > > 
> > > This test exposes two subtests:
> > > 
> > > /socket/listen-serial
> > > /socket/listen-compete
> > > 
> > > The "compete" subtest creates a number of threads and have them all 
> > > trying to bind
> > > to the same port with a large enough offset input to
> > > allow all threads to get it's own port.
> > > The "serial" subtest just does the same, except in series in a
> > > single thread.
> > > 
> > > The serial version passes, probably in most versions of QEMU.
> > > 
> > > The parallel version exposes the problem in a relatively reliable way,
> > > eg. it fails a majority of times, but not with a 100% rate, occasional
> > > passes can be seen. Nevertheless this is quite good given that
> > > the bug was tricky to reproduce and has been left undetected for
> > > a while.
> > > 
> > > The problem seems to be present in all versions of QEMU.
> > > 
> > > The original failure scenario occurred with VNC port allocation
> > > in a traditional Xen based build, in different code
> > > but with similar functionality.
> > > 
> > > Reported-by: Bhavesh Davda <bhavesh.da...@oracle.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Knut Omang <knut.om...@oracle.com>
> > > Reviewed-by: Yuval Shaia <yuval.sh...@oracle.com>
> > > Reviewed-by: Bhavesh Davda <bhavesh.da...@oracle.com>
> > > Reviewed-by: Girish Moodalbail <girish.moodalb...@oracle.com>
> > > ---
> > >  tests/Makefile.include |   2 +-
> > >  tests/test-listen.c    | 253 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> > >  2 files changed, 255 insertions(+)
> > >  create mode 100644 tests/test-listen.c
> > > 
> > > diff --git a/tests/Makefile.include b/tests/Makefile.include
> > > index 7af278d..b37c0c8 100644
> > > --- a/tests/Makefile.include
> > > +++ b/tests/Makefile.include
> > > @@ -128,6 +128,7 @@ check-unit-y += tests/test-bufferiszero$(EXESUF)
> > >  gcov-files-check-bufferiszero-y = util/bufferiszero.c
> > >  check-unit-y += tests/test-uuid$(EXESUF)
> > >  check-unit-y += tests/ptimer-test$(EXESUF)
> > > +#check-unit-y += tests/test-listen$(EXESUF)
> > >  gcov-files-ptimer-test-y = hw/core/ptimer.c
> > >  check-unit-y += tests/test-qapi-util$(EXESUF)
> > >  gcov-files-test-qapi-util-y = qapi/qapi-util.c
> > > @@ -769,6 +770,7 @@ tests/test-arm-mptimer$(EXESUF): 
> > > tests/test-arm-mptimer.o
> > >  tests/test-qapi-util$(EXESUF): tests/test-qapi-util.o $(test-util-obj-y)
> > >  tests/numa-test$(EXESUF): tests/numa-test.o
> > >  tests/vmgenid-test$(EXESUF): tests/vmgenid-test.o tests/boot-sector.o 
> > > tests/acpi-utils.o
> > > +tests/test-listen$(EXESUF): tests/test-listen.o $(test-util-obj-y)
> > >  
> > >  tests/migration/stress$(EXESUF): tests/migration/stress.o
> > >   $(call quiet-command, $(LINKPROG) -static -O3 $(PTHREAD_LIB) -o $@ $< 
> > > ,"LINK","$(TARGET_DIR)$@")
> > > diff --git a/tests/test-listen.c b/tests/test-listen.c
> > > new file mode 100644
> > > index 0000000..5c07537
> > > --- /dev/null
> > > +++ b/tests/test-listen.c
> > > @@ -0,0 +1,253 @@
> > > +/*
> > > + * Copyright (c) 2017, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
> > > + *    Author: Knut Omang <knut.om...@oracle.com>
> > > + *
> > > + * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
> > > + * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
> > > + * as published by the Free Software Foundation.
> > 
> > Can you change that to "version 2 or later" - per the LICENSE file, we don't
> > accept contributions under "version 2 only" except for 4 specific subdirs:
> > 
> > 
> >   "As of July 2013, contributions under version 2 of the GNU General Public
> >    License (and no later version) are only accepted for the following files
> >    or directories: bsd-user/, linux-user/, hw/vfio/, hw/xen/xen_pt*."
> 
> Oh, sorry - I wasn't aware of this, +"...or later" is fine with me.
> Would you like me to send a v7 of the set with only that change, or can you 
> amend 
> it as part of the merge?

Since its a copyright statement, I'd prefer if you just sent a v7. I've no
other comments, so will queue it for merge once you resend, and send a pull
request once 2.11 opens up.

Regards,
Daniel
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