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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 30/36] fs: add do_linkat() helper and ksys_link() wrapper; remove in-kernel calls to syscall
On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 09:30:58PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 8:05 PM, Dominik Brodowski
> <linux@dominikbrodowski.net> wrote:
> >
> > */
> > -SYSCALL_DEFINE5(linkat, int, olddfd, const char __user *, oldname,
> > - int, newdfd, const char __user *, newname, int, flags)
> > +int do_linkat(int olddfd, const char __user *oldname, int newdfd,
> > + const char __user *newname, int flags)
> > {
> > struct dentry *new_dentry;
> > struct path old_path, new_path;
>
> For consistency with other do_*() functions, I think it would be nice
> to make this one not take a __user pointer either. However, I
> have no idea how to do that without making the common case worse.
>
> > --- a/init/initramfs.c
> > +++ b/init/initramfs.c
> > @@ -306,7 +306,7 @@ static int __init maybe_link(void)
> > if (nlink >= 2) {
> > char *old = find_link(major, minor, ino, mode, collected);
> > if (old)
> > - return (sys_link(old, collected) < 0) ? -1 : 1;
> > + return (ksys_link(old, collected) < 0) ? -1 : 1;
> > }
> > return 0;
> > }
>
> Since this is the only caller outside of fs/namei.c, maybe it can be
> changed to use vfs_link() instead? That might still be a larger rework
> than you want to do.

In line with what I propose generally for this series, I have added the
following paragraph to the commit message:

In the near future, the only fs-external user of ksys_link() should be
converted to use vfs_link() instead.

Thanks,
Dominik

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