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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 5/7] mm: support both pid and pidfd for process_madvise
On Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 11:23 AM Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 02:41:07PM -0800, Suren Baghdasaryan wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 5:44 PM Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > There is a demand[1] to support pid as well pidfd for process_madvise
> > > to reduce unnecessary syscall to get pidfd if the user has control of
> > > the target process(ie, they could guarantee the process is not gone
> > > or pid is not reused. Or, it might be okay to give a hint to wrong
> > > process).
> >
> > nit: When would "give a hint to wrong process" be ok? I would just
> > remove this part.
>
> I wanted to say non destructive hints. It's already true for other
> some hints because they are just best effort so it's not critical
> to be failed. If you mind it, I will remove the phrase.

Up to you, or maybe call it a "non-fatal" error? Saying that it's ok
to hint a wrong process sounds wrong to me.

>
> Thanks.
>
> >
> > >
> > > This patch aims for supporting both options like waitid(2). So, the
> > > syscall is currently,
> > >
> > > int process_madvise(int which, pid_t pid, void *addr,
> > > size_t length, int advise, unsigned long flag);
> > >
> > > @which is actually idtype_t for userspace libray and currently,
> > > it supports P_PID and P_PIDFD.
> > >
> > > [1] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-mm/9d849087-3359-c4ab-fbec-859e8186c509@virtuozzo.com/
> > >
> > > Cc: Christian Brauner <christian@brauner.io>
> > > Suggested-by: Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai@virtuozzo.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
> > > ---
> > > include/linux/syscalls.h | 3 ++-
> > > mm/madvise.c | 34 ++++++++++++++++++++++------------
> > > 2 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
> > >
> > > diff --git a/include/linux/syscalls.h b/include/linux/syscalls.h
> > > index e4cd2c2f8bb4..f5ada20e2943 100644
> > > --- a/include/linux/syscalls.h
> > > +++ b/include/linux/syscalls.h
> > > @@ -876,7 +876,8 @@ asmlinkage long sys_munlockall(void);
> > > asmlinkage long sys_mincore(unsigned long start, size_t len,
> > > unsigned char __user * vec);
> > > asmlinkage long sys_madvise(unsigned long start, size_t len, int behavior);
> > > -asmlinkage long sys_process_madvise(int pidfd, unsigned long start,
> > > +
> > > +asmlinkage long sys_process_madvise(int which, pid_t pid, unsigned long start,
> > > size_t len, int behavior, unsigned long flags);
> > > asmlinkage long sys_remap_file_pages(unsigned long start, unsigned long size,
> > > unsigned long prot, unsigned long pgoff,
> > > diff --git a/mm/madvise.c b/mm/madvise.c
> > > index def1507c2030..f6d9b9e66243 100644
> > > --- a/mm/madvise.c
> > > +++ b/mm/madvise.c
> > > @@ -1182,11 +1182,10 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE3(madvise, unsigned long, start, size_t, len_in, int, behavior)
> > > return do_madvise(current, current->mm, start, len_in, behavior);
> > > }
> > >
> > > -SYSCALL_DEFINE5(process_madvise, int, pidfd, unsigned long, start,
> > > +SYSCALL_DEFINE6(process_madvise, int, which, pid_t, upid, unsigned long, start,
> > > size_t, len_in, int, behavior, unsigned long, flags)
> > > {
> > > int ret;
> > > - struct fd f;
> > > struct pid *pid;
> > > struct task_struct *task;
> > > struct mm_struct *mm;
> > > @@ -1197,20 +1196,31 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE5(process_madvise, int, pidfd, unsigned long, start,
> > > if (!process_madvise_behavior_valid(behavior))
> > > return -EINVAL;
> > >
> > > - f = fdget(pidfd);
> > > - if (!f.file)
> > > - return -EBADF;
> > > + switch (which) {
> > > + case P_PID:
> > > + if (upid <= 0)
> > > + return -EINVAL;
> > > +
> > > + pid = find_get_pid(upid);
> > > + if (!pid)
> > > + return -ESRCH;
> > > + break;
> > > + case P_PIDFD:
> > > + if (upid < 0)
> > > + return -EINVAL;
> > >
> > > - pid = pidfd_pid(f.file);
> > > - if (IS_ERR(pid)) {
> > > - ret = PTR_ERR(pid);
> > > - goto fdput;
> > > + pid = pidfd_get_pid(upid);
> > > + if (IS_ERR(pid))
> > > + return PTR_ERR(pid);
> > > + break;
> > > + default:
> > > + return -EINVAL;
> > > }
> > >
> > > task = get_pid_task(pid, PIDTYPE_PID);
> > > if (!task) {
> > > ret = -ESRCH;
> > > - goto fdput;
> > > + goto put_pid;
> > > }
> > >
> > > mm = mm_access(task, PTRACE_MODE_ATTACH_FSCREDS);
> > > @@ -1223,7 +1233,7 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE5(process_madvise, int, pidfd, unsigned long, start,
> > > mmput(mm);
> > > release_task:
> > > put_task_struct(task);
> > > -fdput:
> > > - fdput(f);
> > > +put_pid:
> > > + put_pid(pid);
> > > return ret;
> > > }
> > > --
> > > 2.25.0.265.gbab2e86ba0-goog
> > >
> >
> > Reviewed-by: Suren Baghdasaryan <surenb@google.com>

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