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SubjectRe: nfsd changes for 2.6.37
On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 09:12:06AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 8:23 AM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> >
> > locks_delete_lock is also called with lock_flocks held and calls
> > fasync_helper...
>
> We don't really have to use fasync_helper.
>
> In fact, the whole interface is pretty broken for something like file
> locking, which isn't actually "fasync()". That whole "on/off as an
> argument" is just crazy. It would be _trivial_ to expose a version of
> fasync_helper() that takes a pre-allocated fasync_struct for add, and
> that has separate helper functions for the add/delete case so that you
> don't have the pointless crazy arguments (for "delete" the "fd"
> argument is useless, and I do hate "modal" functions that take what
> they should do as a flag).
>
> Then fcntl_setlease() would trivially just allocate the dang thing before.
>
> Something like the attached (UNTESTED!) perhaps?

Makes sense to me. Testing....
--b.

>
> Linus

> fs/fcntl.c | 66 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------
> fs/locks.c | 17 ++++++++++++-
> include/linux/fs.h | 5 ++++
> 3 files changed, 71 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/fcntl.c b/fs/fcntl.c
> index f8cc34f..dcdbc6f 100644
> --- a/fs/fcntl.c
> +++ b/fs/fcntl.c
> @@ -640,7 +640,7 @@ static void fasync_free_rcu(struct rcu_head *head)
> * match the state "is the filp on a fasync list".
> *
> */
> -static int fasync_remove_entry(struct file *filp, struct fasync_struct **fapp)
> +int fasync_remove_entry(struct file *filp, struct fasync_struct **fapp)
> {
> struct fasync_struct *fa, **fp;
> int result = 0;
> @@ -666,21 +666,28 @@ static int fasync_remove_entry(struct file *filp, struct fasync_struct **fapp)
> return result;
> }
>
> +struct fasync_struct *fasync_alloc(void)
> +{
> + return kmem_cache_alloc(fasync_cache, GFP_KERNEL);
> +}
> +
> /*
> - * Add a fasync entry. Return negative on error, positive if
> - * added, and zero if did nothing but change an existing one.
> - *
> - * NOTE! It is very important that the FASYNC flag always
> - * match the state "is the filp on a fasync list".
> + * NOTE! This can be used only for unused fasync entries:
> + * entries that actually got inserted on the fasync list
> + * need to be released by rcu - see fasync_remove_entry.
> */
> -static int fasync_add_entry(int fd, struct file *filp, struct fasync_struct **fapp)
> +void fasync_free(struct fasync_struct *new)
> {
> - struct fasync_struct *new, *fa, **fp;
> - int result = 0;
> + kmem_cache_free(fasync_cache, new);
> +}
>
> - new = kmem_cache_alloc(fasync_cache, GFP_KERNEL);
> - if (!new)
> - return -ENOMEM;
> +/*
> + * Insert a new entry into the fasync list. Return the pointer to the
> + * old one if we didn't use the new one.
> + */
> +struct fasync_struct *fasync_insert_entry(int fd, struct file *filp, struct fasync_struct **fapp, struct fasync_struct *new)
> +{
> + struct fasync_struct *fa, **fp;
>
> spin_lock(&filp->f_lock);
> spin_lock(&fasync_lock);
> @@ -691,8 +698,6 @@ static int fasync_add_entry(int fd, struct file *filp, struct fasync_struct **fa
> spin_lock_irq(&fa->fa_lock);
> fa->fa_fd = fd;
> spin_unlock_irq(&fa->fa_lock);
> -
> - kmem_cache_free(fasync_cache, new);
> goto out;
> }
>
> @@ -702,13 +707,42 @@ static int fasync_add_entry(int fd, struct file *filp, struct fasync_struct **fa
> new->fa_fd = fd;
> new->fa_next = *fapp;
> rcu_assign_pointer(*fapp, new);
> - result = 1;
> filp->f_flags |= FASYNC;
>
> out:
> spin_unlock(&fasync_lock);
> spin_unlock(&filp->f_lock);
> - return result;
> + return fa;
> +}
> +
> +/*
> + * Add a fasync entry. Return negative on error, positive if
> + * added, and zero if did nothing but change an existing one.
> + *
> + * NOTE! It is very important that the FASYNC flag always
> + * match the state "is the filp on a fasync list".
> + */
> +static int fasync_add_entry(int fd, struct file *filp, struct fasync_struct **fapp)
> +{
> + struct fasync_struct *new;
> +
> + new = fasync_alloc();
> + if (!new)
> + return -ENOMEM;
> +
> + /*
> + * fasync_insert_entry() returns the old (update) entry if
> + * it existed.
> + *
> + * So free the (unused) new entry and return 0 to let the
> + * caller know that we didn't add any new fasync entries.
> + */
> + if (fasync_insert_entry(fd, filp, fapp, new)) {
> + fasync_free(new);
> + return 0;
> + }
> +
> + return 1;
> }
>
> /*
> diff --git a/fs/locks.c b/fs/locks.c
> index 4de3a26..9ff3f66 100644
> --- a/fs/locks.c
> +++ b/fs/locks.c
> @@ -1515,6 +1515,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(vfs_setlease);
> int fcntl_setlease(unsigned int fd, struct file *filp, long arg)
> {
> struct file_lock fl, *flp = &fl;
> + struct fasync_struct *new;
> struct inode *inode = filp->f_path.dentry->d_inode;
> int error;
>
> @@ -1523,13 +1524,25 @@ int fcntl_setlease(unsigned int fd, struct file *filp, long arg)
> if (error)
> return error;
>
> + new = fasync_alloc();
> + if (!new)
> + return -ENOMEM;
> +
> lock_flocks();
>
> error = __vfs_setlease(filp, arg, &flp);
> if (error || arg == F_UNLCK)
> goto out_unlock;
>
> - error = fasync_helper(fd, filp, 1, &flp->fl_fasync);
> + /*
> + * fasync_insert_entry() returns the old entry if any.
> + * If there was no old entry, then it used 'new' and
> + * inserted it into the fasync list. Clear new so that
> + * we don't release it here.
> + */
> + if (!fasync_insert_entry(fd, filp, &flp->fl_fasync, new))
> + new = NULL;
> +
> if (error < 0) {
> /* remove lease just inserted by setlease */
> flp->fl_type = F_UNLCK | F_INPROGRESS;
> @@ -1541,6 +1554,8 @@ int fcntl_setlease(unsigned int fd, struct file *filp, long arg)
> error = __f_setown(filp, task_pid(current), PIDTYPE_PID, 0);
> out_unlock:
> unlock_flocks();
> + if (new)
> + fasync_free(new);
> return error;
> }
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/fs.h b/include/linux/fs.h
> index 240eb1d..d487772 100644
> --- a/include/linux/fs.h
> +++ b/include/linux/fs.h
> @@ -1310,6 +1310,11 @@ struct fasync_struct {
>
> /* SMP safe fasync helpers: */
> extern int fasync_helper(int, struct file *, int, struct fasync_struct **);
> +extern struct fasync_struct *fasync_insert_entry(int, struct file *, struct fasync_struct **, struct fasync_struct *);
> +extern int fasync_remove_entry(struct file *, struct fasync_struct **);
> +extern struct fasync_struct *fasync_alloc(void);
> +extern void fasync_free(struct fasync_struct *);
> +
> /* can be called from interrupts */
> extern void kill_fasync(struct fasync_struct **, int, int);
>



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