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#!/usr/bin/env python3
# Copyright (c) 2017 Linaro Limited
# SPDX-License-Identifier: Apache-2.0

Script to generate gperf tables mapping threads to their privileged mode stacks

Some MPU devices require that memory region definitions be aligned to their
own size, which must be a power of two. This introduces difficulties in
reserving memory for the thread's supervisor mode stack inline with the

Instead, the stack used when a user thread elevates privileges is allocated
elsewhere in memory, and a gperf table is created to be able to quickly
determine where the supervisor mode stack is in memory. This is accomplished
by scanning the DWARF debug information in zephyr_prebuilt.elf, identifying
instances of 'struct k_thread', and emitting a gperf configuration file which
allocates memory for each thread's privileged stack and creates the table
mapping thread addresses to these stacks.

import sys
import argparse
import struct
from elf_helper import ElfHelper

kobjects = {
        "_k_thread_stack_element": (None, False)

header = """%compare-lengths
%define lookup-function-name z_priv_stack_map_lookup

priv_stack_decl_temp = ("static u8_t __used"
                        " __aligned(CONFIG_PRIVILEGED_STACK_SIZE)"
                        " priv_stack_%x[CONFIG_PRIVILEGED_STACK_SIZE];\n")
priv_stack_decl_size = "CONFIG_PRIVILEGED_STACK_SIZE"

includes = """#include <kernel.h>
#include <string.h>

structure = """struct _k_priv_stack_map {
    char *name;
    u8_t *priv_stack_addr;

# Different versions of gperf have different prototypes for the lookup
# function, best to implement the wrapper here. The pointer value itself is
# turned into a string, we told gperf to expect binary strings that are not
# NULL-terminated.
footer = """%%
u8_t *z_priv_stack_find(void *obj)
    const struct _k_priv_stack_map *map =
        z_priv_stack_map_lookup((const char *)obj, sizeof(void *));
    return map->priv_stack_addr;

def write_gperf_table(fp, eh, objs):

    # priv stack declarations
    for obj_addr in objs:
        fp.write(priv_stack_decl_temp % (obj_addr))

    # structure declaration

    for obj_addr in objs:
        byte_str = struct.pack("<I" if eh.little_endian else ">I", obj_addr)
        for byte in byte_str:
            val = "\\x%02x" % byte

        fp.write("\",priv_stack_%x\n" % obj_addr)


def parse_args():
    global args

    parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(

    parser.add_argument("-k", "--kernel", required=True,
                        help="Input zephyr ELF binary")
        "-o", "--output", required=True,
        help="Output list of kernel object addresses for gperf use")
    parser.add_argument("-v", "--verbose", action="store_true",
                        help="Print extra debugging information")
    args = parser.parse_args()

def main():

    eh = ElfHelper(args.kernel, args.verbose, kobjects, [])
    syms = eh.get_symbols()
    max_threads = syms["CONFIG_MAX_THREAD_BYTES"] * 8
    objs = eh.find_kobjects(syms)
    if not objs:
        sys.stderr.write("WARNING: zero kobject found in %s\n"
                         % args.kernel)

    thread_counter = eh.get_thread_counter()
    if thread_counter > max_threads:
        sys.stderr.write("Too many thread objects (%d)\n" % thread_counter)
        sys.stderr.write("Increase CONFIG_MAX_THREAD_BYTES to %d\n",
                         -(-thread_counter // 8))

    with open(args.output, "w") as fp:
        write_gperf_table(fp, eh, objs)

if __name__ == "__main__":