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SubjectRe: [take25 6/6] kevent: Pipe notifications.
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On Tuesday 21 November 2006 17:29, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> Pipe notifications.

> +int kevent_pipe_enqueue(struct kevent *k)
> +{
> + struct file *pipe;
> + int err = -EBADF;
> + struct inode *inode;
> +
> + pipe = fget(k->event.id.raw[0]);
> + if (!pipe)
> + goto err_out_exit;
> +
> + inode = igrab(pipe->f_dentry->d_inode);
> + if (!inode)
> + goto err_out_fput;
> +

Well...

How can you be sure 'pipe/inode' really refers to a pipe/fifo here ?

Hint : i_pipe <> NULL is not sufficient because i_pipe, i_bdev, i_cdev share
the same location. (check pipe_info() in fs/splice.c)

So I guess you need :

err = -EINVAL;
if (!S_ISFIFO(inode->i_mode))
goto err_out_iput;



Eric
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