Commit 116b47b4 authored by Jan Kiszka's avatar Jan Kiszka Committed by Linus Torvalds
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scripts/gdb: add lx_current convenience function

This is a shorthand for *$lx_per_cpu("current_task"), i.e.  a convenience
function to retrieve the currently running task of the active context.
Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka's avatarJan Kiszka <>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <>
Cc: Jason Wessel <>
Cc: Andi Kleen <>
Cc: Ben Widawsky <>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent fe7f9ed9
......@@ -66,3 +66,20 @@ Note that VAR has to be quoted as string."""
class LxCurrentFunc(gdb.Function):
"""Return current task.
$lx_current([CPU]): Return the per-cpu task variable for the given CPU
number. If CPU is omitted, the CPU of the current context is used."""
def __init__(self):
super(LxCurrentFunc, self).__init__("lx_current")
def invoke(self, cpu=-1):
var_ptr = gdb.parse_and_eval("&current_task")
return per_cpu(var_ptr, cpu).dereference()
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