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From: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
To: Roman Penyaev <rpenyaev@suse.de>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 13/14] epoll: implement epoll_create2() syscall
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:29:20 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190625182920.abpecnwxdjdg7sjl@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190624144151.22688-14-rpenyaev@suse.de>

Roman Penyaev <rpenyaev@suse.de> wrote:
> epoll_create2() is needed to accept EPOLL_USERPOLL flags
> and size, i.e. this patch wires up polling from userspace.

Instead of adding a new syscall, is setting size (and/or even
the EPOLL_USEREPOLL flag) something that could be done via
ioctl?

There's no race like CLOEXEC to worry about and it's not
going to be in a hot path where the extra syscall matters.

glibc won't need to increase in .so size, either.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-06-25 18:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-24 14:41 [PATCH v5 00/14] epoll: support pollable epoll from userspace Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 01/14] epoll: move private helpers from a header to the source Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 02/14] epoll: introduce user structures for polling from userspace Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 03/14] epoll: allocate user header and user events ring " Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 04/14] epoll: some sanity flags checks for epoll syscalls " Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 05/14] epoll: offload polling to a work in case of epfd polled " Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 06/14] epoll: introduce helpers for adding/removing events to uring Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 07/14] epoll: call ep_add_event_to_uring() from ep_poll_callback() Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 08/14] epoll: support polling from userspace for ep_insert() Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 09/14] epoll: support polling from userspace for ep_remove() Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 10/14] epoll: support polling from userspace for ep_modify() Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 11/14] epoll: support polling from userspace for ep_poll() Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 12/14] epoll: support mapping for epfd when polled from userspace Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 13/14] epoll: implement epoll_create2() syscall Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 16:14   ` Arnd Bergmann
2019-06-24 16:25     ` Roman Penyaev
2019-06-25 18:29   ` Eric Wong [this message]
2019-06-24 14:41 ` [PATCH v5 14/14] kselftest: add uepoll-test which tests polling from userspace Roman Penyaev
2019-06-24 20:38 ` [PATCH v5 00/14] epoll: support pollable epoll " Linus Torvalds
2019-06-25 11:19   ` Roman Penyaev
2019-06-25  0:24 ` Eric Wong
2019-06-25 11:07   ` Roman Penyaev

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