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From: Stefan Metzmacher <metze@samba.org>
To: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>, io-uring@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk
Subject: Re: [PATCHSET v2 0/6] io_uring: add support for open/close
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:15:27 +0100
Message-ID: <da05b8e8-4ef4-7527-36d5-511a192460f0@samba.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7324bbb7-8f7b-c0c6-6a45-48b8b77c4be8@kernel.dk>

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Hi Jens,

>> Thanks!
>>
>> Another great feature would the possibility to make use of the
>> generated fd in the following request.
>>
>> This is a feature that's also available in the SMB3 protocol
>> called compound related requests.
>>
>> The client can compound a chain with open, getinfo, read, close
>> getinfo, read and close get an file handle of -1 and implicitly
>> get the fd generated/used in the previous request.
> 
> Right, the "plan" there is to utilize BPF to make this programmable.
> We really need something more expressive to be able to pass information
> between SQEs that are linked, or even to decide which link to run
> depending on the outcome of the parent.
> 
> There's a lot of potential there!

I guess so, but I don't yet understand how BPF works in real life.

Is it possible to do that as normal user without special privileges?

My naive way would be using some flags and get res and pass fd by reference.

metze


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Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-07 17:00 Jens Axboe
2020-01-07 17:00 ` [PATCH 1/6] fs: add namei support for doing a non-blocking path lookup Jens Axboe
2020-01-25 13:15   ` Jeff Layton
2020-01-07 17:00 ` [PATCH 2/6] fs: make build_open_flags() available internally Jens Axboe
2020-01-07 17:00 ` [PATCH 3/6] io_uring: add support for IORING_OP_OPENAT Jens Axboe
2020-01-08 13:05   ` Stefan Metzmacher
2020-01-08 16:20     ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-08 16:32       ` Stefan Metzmacher
2020-01-08 16:40         ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-08 17:04           ` Stefan Metzmacher
2020-01-08 22:53             ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-08 23:03               ` Stefan Metzmacher
2020-01-08 23:05                 ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-08 23:11                   ` Stefan Metzmacher
2020-01-08 23:22                     ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-09 10:40                       ` Stefan Metzmacher
2020-01-09 21:31                         ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-16 22:42                           ` Stefan Metzmacher
2020-01-17  0:16                             ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-07 17:00 ` [PATCH 4/6] fs: move filp_close() outside of __close_fd_get_file() Jens Axboe
2020-01-07 17:00 ` [PATCH 5/6] io-wq: add support for uncancellable work Jens Axboe
2020-01-07 17:00 ` [PATCH 6/6] io_uring: add support for IORING_OP_CLOSE Jens Axboe
2020-01-08 21:17 ` [PATCHSET v2 0/6] io_uring: add support for open/close Stefan Metzmacher
2020-01-08 22:57   ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-08 23:05     ` Stefan Metzmacher
2020-01-09  1:02       ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-09  2:03         ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-16 22:50           ` Stefan Metzmacher
2020-01-17  0:18             ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-20 12:15               ` Stefan Metzmacher [this message]
2020-01-20 13:04                 ` Pavel Begunkov
2020-01-17  0:44             ` Colin Walters
2020-01-17  0:51               ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-17  9:32               ` Pavel Begunkov
2020-01-17 15:21                 ` Jens Axboe
2020-01-17 22:27                   ` Pavel Begunkov
2020-01-17 22:36                     ` Jens Axboe

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