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From: Niklas Cassel <Niklas.Cassel@wdc.com>
To: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>, Shaun Tancheff <shaun@tancheff.com>,
	Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.com>,
	"Martin K. Petersen" <martin.petersen@oracle.com>,
	Damien Le Moal <Damien.LeMoal@wdc.com>
Cc: Damien Le Moal <Damien.LeMoal@wdc.com>,
	Niklas Cassel <Niklas.Cassel@wdc.com>, Jens Axboe <axboe@fb.com>,
	"linux-block@vger.kernel.org" <linux-block@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: [PATCH v3 0/2] allow blk-zoned ioctls without CAP_SYS_ADMIN
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:23:19 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210614122303.154378-1-Niklas.Cassel@wdc.com> (raw)

From: Niklas Cassel <niklas.cassel@wdc.com>

Allow the following blk-zoned ioctls: BLKREPORTZONE, BLKRESETZONE,
BLKOPENZONE, BLKCLOSEZONE, and BLKFINISHZONE to be performed without
CAP_SYS_ADMIN.

Neither read() nor write() requires CAP_SYS_ADMIN, and considering
the close relationship between read()/write() and these ioctls, there
is no reason to require CAP_SYS_ADMIN for these ioctls either.

Changes since v2:
-Drop the FMODE_READ check from patch 2/2.
Right now it is possible to open() the device with O_WRONLY
and get the zone report from that fd. Therefore adding a
FMODE_READ check on BLKREPORTZONE would break existing applications.
Instead, just remove the existing CAP_SYS_ADMIN check.


Niklas Cassel (2):
  blk-zoned: allow zone management send operations without CAP_SYS_ADMIN
  blk-zoned: allow BLKREPORTZONE without CAP_SYS_ADMIN

 block/blk-zoned.c | 6 ------
 1 file changed, 6 deletions(-)

-- 
2.31.1

             reply	other threads:[~2021-06-14 12:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-14 12:23 Niklas Cassel [this message]
2021-06-14 12:23 ` [PATCH v3 1/2] blk-zoned: allow zone management send operations " Niklas Cassel
2021-06-16 13:42   ` Aravind Ramesh
2021-06-18 14:48   ` Adam Manzanares
2021-06-18 17:56   ` Himanshu Madhani
2021-06-14 12:23 ` [PATCH v3 2/2] blk-zoned: allow BLKREPORTZONE " Niklas Cassel
2021-06-16  2:29   ` Damien Le Moal
2021-06-16 13:43   ` Aravind Ramesh
2021-06-18 14:49   ` Adam Manzanares
2021-06-18 17:57   ` Himanshu Madhani
2021-06-28  7:20 ` [PATCH v3 0/2] allow blk-zoned ioctls " Niklas Cassel
2021-07-05 11:26   ` Niklas Cassel
2021-07-21  5:04     ` Aravind Ramesh

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