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From: Pavel Begunkov <asml.silence@gmail.com>
To: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>, io-uring@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH liburing] man/io_uring_enter.2: add notes about direct open/accept
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 20:52:07 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <e4b7c0f9b585307ac542470c535ef54e419157e0.1630439510.git.asml.silence@gmail.com> (raw)

Add a few lines describing openat/openat2/accept bypassing normal file
tables and installing files right into the fixed file table.

Signed-off-by: Pavel Begunkov <asml.silence@gmail.com>
---
 man/io_uring_enter.2 | 36 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 36 insertions(+)

diff --git a/man/io_uring_enter.2 b/man/io_uring_enter.2
index 9ccedef..52a5e13 100644
--- a/man/io_uring_enter.2
+++ b/man/io_uring_enter.2
@@ -511,6 +511,18 @@ field. See also
 .BR accept4(2)
 for the general description of the related system call. Available since 5.5.
 
+If the
+.I file_index
+field is set to a non-negative number, the file won't be installed into the
+normal file table as usual but will be placed into the fixed file table at index
+.I file_index - 1.
+In this case, instead of returning a file descriptor, the result will contain
+0 on success or an error. If there is already a file registered at this index,
+the request will fail with
+.B -EBADF.
+
+Available since 5.15.
+
 .TP
 .B IORING_OP_ASYNC_CANCEL
 Attempt to cancel an already issued request.
@@ -634,6 +646,18 @@ is access mode of the file. See also
 .BR openat(2)
 for the general description of the related system call. Available since 5.6.
 
+If the
+.I file_index
+field is set to a non-negative number, the file won't be installed into the
+normal file table as usual but will be placed into the fixed file table at index
+.I file_index - 1.
+In this case, instead of returning a file descriptor, the result will contain
+0 on success or an error. If there is already a file registered at this index,
+the request will fail with
+.B -EBADF.
+
+Available since 5.15.
+
 .TP
 .B IORING_OP_OPENAT2
 Issue the equivalent of a
@@ -654,6 +678,18 @@ should be set to the address of the open_how structure. See also
 .BR openat2(2)
 for the general description of the related system call. Available since 5.6.
 
+If the
+.I file_index
+field is set to a non-negative number, the file won't be installed into the
+normal file table as usual but will be placed into the fixed file table at index
+.I file_index - 1.
+In this case, instead of returning a file descriptor, the result will contain
+0 on success or an error. If there is already a file registered at this index,
+the request will fail with
+.B -EBADF.
+
+Available since 5.15.
+
 .TP
 .B IORING_OP_CLOSE
 Issue the equivalent of a
-- 
2.33.0


             reply	other threads:[~2021-08-31 19:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-31 19:52 Pavel Begunkov [this message]
2021-08-31 20:04 ` Jens Axboe
2021-08-31 20:07   ` Pavel Begunkov

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