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SubjectRe: [PATCH 11/13] vfs: export __inode_permission() to modules
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On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 5:48 PM, Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu> wrote:
> From: Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@suse.cz>
>
> We need to be able to check inode permissions (but not filesystem implied
> permissions) for stackable filesystems. Expose this interface for overlayfs.
>

This patch can go through Al's vfs tree?
It's an addendum for the below patch "VFS: Split inode_permission()"
[1] from the first pile of vfs patches for v3.6-rc1 (first bits of/for
union-mounts!).
I talked with Andy on #ubuntu-kernel that the export is needed when
OverlayFS is built as a module.

Comments?

- Sedat -

[1] http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git;a=commitdiff;h=0bdaea9017b9d2b9996e153a71ee03555969b80e

> Signed-off-by: Miklos Szeredi <mszeredi@suse.cz>
> ---
> fs/internal.h | 5 -----
> fs/namei.c | 1 +
> include/linux/fs.h | 1 +
> 3 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/internal.h b/fs/internal.h
> index 371bcc4..8578209 100644
> --- a/fs/internal.h
> +++ b/fs/internal.h
> @@ -42,11 +42,6 @@ static inline int __sync_blockdev(struct block_device *bdev, int wait)
> extern void __init chrdev_init(void);
>
> /*
> - * namei.c
> - */
> -extern int __inode_permission(struct inode *, int);
> -
> -/*
> * namespace.c
> */
> extern int copy_mount_options(const void __user *, unsigned long *);
> diff --git a/fs/namei.c b/fs/namei.c
> index ac2526d..9be439a 100644
> --- a/fs/namei.c
> +++ b/fs/namei.c
> @@ -348,6 +348,7 @@ int __inode_permission(struct inode *inode, int mask)
>
> return security_inode_permission(inode, mask);
> }
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(__inode_permission);
>
> /**
> * sb_permission - Check superblock-level permissions
> diff --git a/include/linux/fs.h b/include/linux/fs.h
> index 1265e24..d573703 100644
> --- a/include/linux/fs.h
> +++ b/include/linux/fs.h
> @@ -2418,6 +2418,7 @@ extern sector_t bmap(struct inode *, sector_t);
> #endif
> extern int notify_change(struct dentry *, struct iattr *);
> extern int inode_permission(struct inode *, int);
> +extern int __inode_permission(struct inode *, int);
> extern int generic_permission(struct inode *, int);
>
> static inline bool execute_ok(struct inode *inode)
> --
> 1.7.7
>


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