bpf: Add module name [bpf] to ksymbols for bpf programs

This change “bpf: Add module name [bpf] to ksymbols for bpf programs” in Linux kernel is authored by Song Liu <songliubraving [at] fb.com> on Thu Jan 17 08:15:21 2019 -0800.

bpf: Add module name [bpf] to ksymbols for bpf programs

With this patch, /proc/kallsyms will show BPF programs as

  <addr> t bpf_prog_<tag>_<name> [bpf]

Signed-off-by: Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com>
Reviewed-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
Tested-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>
Cc: Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: kernel-team@fb.com
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190117161521.1341602-10-songliubraving@fb.com
Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>

This Linux change may have been applied to various maintained Linux releases and you can find Linux releases including commit 6934058.

There are 2 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 kernel/kallsyms.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/kallsyms.c b/kernel/kallsyms.c
index f3a0499..14934af 100644
--- a/kernel/kallsyms.c
+++ b/kernel/kallsyms.c
@@ -494,7 +494,7 @@ static int get_ksymbol_ftrace_mod(struct kallsym_iter *iter)
 static int get_ksymbol_bpf(struct kallsym_iter *iter)
-	iter->module_name[0] = '';
+	strlcpy(iter->module_name, "bpf", MODULE_NAME_LEN);
 	iter->exported = 0;
 	return bpf_get_kallsym(iter->pos - iter->pos_ftrace_mod_end,
 			       &iter->value, &iter->type,

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 6934058 (patch).

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