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From: Niklas Cassel <Niklas.Cassel@wdc.com>
To: Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>
Cc: 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: Re: [PATCH v3 0/2] allow blk-zoned ioctls without CAP_SYS_ADMIN
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 07:20:15 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YNl4LXUKOftl15M9@x1-carbon.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210614122303.154378-1-Niklas.Cassel@wdc.com>

On Mon, Jun 14, 2021 at 12:23:19PM +0000, Niklas Cassel wrote:
> 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

Hello Jens,


A gentle ping on this series.

I think it has sufficient Reviewed-by tags by now.


Kind regards,
Niklas

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-06-28  7:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-14 12:23 Niklas Cassel
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 ` Niklas Cassel [this message]
2021-07-05 11:26   ` [PATCH v3 0/2] allow blk-zoned ioctls " Niklas Cassel
2021-07-21  5:04     ` Aravind Ramesh

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