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From: Nathaniel Yazdani <n1ght.4nd.d4y@gmail.com>
To: Eric Wong <normalperson@yhbt.net>
Cc: viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH for-next 4/4] epoll: epoll() syscall definition
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:46:49 -0800
Message-ID: <1393372009.2886.5.camel@linux-whg8.site> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20140225102144.GA10176@dcvr.yhbt.net>

On Tue, 2014-02-25 at 10:21 +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> Nathaniel Yazdani <n1ght.4nd.d4y@gmail.com> wrote:
> > + * stores triggered eventpoll entries in the 'out' array. The input array is
> > + * _not_ read-only, because the resulting event mask gets written back to each
> > + * entry's ->ep_events field. When successful, this will be the same as before
> > + * (plus EPOLLERR & EPOLLHUP). If ->ep_events gets cleared, then it is reasonable
> > + * to infer that the entry's ->ep_fildes was a bad file descriptor.
> > + */
> 
> > +	if (!access_ok(VERIFY_WRITE, in, inc * sizeof(struct epoll)))
> > +		goto out;
> > +	for (i = 0; i < inc; ++i) {
> > +		int fd, io;
> > +		long long id;
> > +
> > +		ret = -EFAULT;
> > +		if (__get_user(fd, &in[i].ep_fildes) ||
> > +		    __get_user(io, &in[i].ep_events) ||
> > +		    __get_user(id, &in[i].ep_ident))
> > +			goto out;
> > +
> > +		ep_control(file->private_data, fd, &io, id, 0);
> > +		ret = -EFAULT;
> > +		if (__put_user(io, &in[i].ep_events))
> > +			goto out;
> 
> I don't think we should waste cycles writing to 'in' on success.

Fair enough, my thought process was mainly too add some consistency to
the system call, but removing that constraint would clean up
ep_control() anyway.


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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-02-24  1:42 [RFC PATCH for-next 0/4] epoll: combined control/wait syscall Nathaniel Yazdani
2014-02-24  1:42 ` [RFC PATCH for-next 1/4] epoll: struct epoll userspace definiton Nathaniel Yazdani
2014-02-24  5:29   ` Eric Wong
     [not found]     ` <CAJ3m7Bq1y+MLn=HFY3AADnVc2HK31+WANahiYLUcdBw=hh_2pg@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found]       ` <20140225101527.GA9963@dcvr.yhbt.net>
2014-02-26  0:13         ` Nathaniel Yazdani
2014-02-24  1:42 ` [RFC PATCH for-next 2/4] epoll: epoll() syscall declaration Nathaniel Yazdani
2014-02-24  5:32   ` Eric Wong
2014-02-24  5:44     ` Nathaniel Yazdani
2014-02-25 10:30       ` Eric Wong
2014-02-25 23:44         ` Nathaniel Yazdani
2014-02-24  1:42 ` [RFC PATCH for-next 3/4] epoll: struct epoll support Nathaniel Yazdani
2014-02-24 18:59   ` Jonathan Corbet
2014-02-24 19:24     ` Nathaniel Yazdani
2014-02-24  1:42 ` [RFC PATCH for-next 4/4] epoll: epoll() syscall definition Nathaniel Yazdani
2014-02-25 10:21   ` Eric Wong
2014-02-25 23:46     ` Nathaniel Yazdani [this message]

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