From: Eric Paris on
This pull is the basics of fanotify as a notification mechanism. It has
been in linux-next for months without any complaints. I know both viro
and hch have concerns that neither of them have reviewed the code. I'm
putting it out because code has been available in some similar (although
with a changing user interface) for more than 2 years or so at this
point and without me asking it to be pulled I assume it will continue to
be ignored. If either would like to NAK the code and publicly agree to
review in the next cycle that seems reasonable. The user interface has
seen many comments which have all (it appears) been addresses, but the
internals are admittedly lacking in intelligent review. Getting
notification in order is my highest priority for my paying job and I'm
willing to address any issues anyone have. But after years of hoping
and having gone an entire cycle on list and in linux-next with neither a
single suggestion nor problem I put it forth to the list for acceptance.
(there are some known feature requests though)

This code does NOT do any kind of permissions checking. It is purely a
novel notification system which includes an fd with the event. I have
another branch with permissions and blocking which makes this usable to
AV, HSM, and other 3rd party vendors. I am not proposing that for this
cycle. The main issue of this patch is that it adds two syscalls.

SYSCALL_DEFINE3(fanotify_init, unsigned int, flags, unsigned int,
event_f_flags, unsigned int, priority)
SYSCALL_DEFINE(fanotify_mark)(int fanotify_fd, unsigned int flags,
__u64 mask, int dfd,
const char __user * pathname)

These are the only 2 syscalls needed to implement all of the fanotify
requests to date (including permissions and blocking)

Please, if people object speak up. This has gone on long enough.


The following changes since commit aa7e943209e021545632d7057ad47923725aac11:
Eric Paris (1):
inotify: remove inotify in kernel interface

are available in the git repository at:

git:// for-linus-fanotify

Andreas Gruenbacher (15):
fsnotify: kill FSNOTIFY_EVENT_FILE
fsnotify: take inode->i_lock inside fsnotify_find_mark_entry()
fanotify: create_fd cleanup
fanotify: Add pids to events
fsnotify/vfsmount: add fsnotify fields to struct vfsmount
fsnotify: Infrastructure for per-mount watches
fanotify: remove fanotify_update_mark
fanotify: do not call fanotify_update_object_mask in fanotify_remove_mark
fanotify: do not call fanotify_update_object_mask in fanotify_add_mark
fanotify: do not return pointer from fanotify_add_*_mark
fanotify: remove fanotify_add_mark
fanotify: split fanotify_remove_mark
fanotify: remove fanotify.h declarations
fanotify: remove outgoing function checks in fanotify.h

Eric Paris (42):
fsnotify: provide the data type to should_send_event
fsnotify: include data in should_send calls
fsnotify: pass a file instead of an inode to open, read, and write
fsnotify: send struct file when sending events to parents when possible
fsnotify: per group notification queue merge types
fsnotify: clone existing events
fsnotify: replace an event on a list
fsnotify: lock annotation for event replacement
fsnotify: remove group_num altogether
fsnotify: fsnotify_obtain_group kzalloc cleanup
fsnotify: fsnotify_obtain_group should be fsnotify_alloc_group
Audit: only set group mask when something is being watched
fsnotify: drop mask argument from fsnotify_alloc_group
fsnotify: rename fsnotify_groups to fsnotify_inode_groups
fsnotify: initialize the group->num_marks in a better place
fsnotify: add groups to fsnotify_inode_groups when registering inode watch
fsnotify: mount point listeners list and global mask
fsnotify: include vfsmount in should_send_event when appropriate
fsnotify: put inode specific fields in an fsnotify_mark in a union
fsnotify: add vfsmount specific fields to the fsnotify_mark_entry union
fsnotify: add flags to fsnotify_mark_entries
fsnotify: rename fsnotify_mark_entry to just fsnotify_mark
fsnotify: rename fsnotify_find_mark_entry to fsnotify_find_mark
fsnotify: rename mark_entry to just mark
inotify: rename mark_entry to just mark
dnotify: rename mark_entry to mark
vfs: introduce FMODE_NONOTIFY
fanotify: fscking all notification system
fanotify:drop notification if they exist in the outgoing queue
fanotify: merge notification events with different masks
fanotify: do not clone on merge unless needed
fanotify: fanotify_init syscall declaration
fanotify: fanotify_init syscall implementation
fanotify: sys_fanotify_mark declartion
fanotify: fanotify_mark syscall implementation
fanotify: send events using read
fsnotify: split generic and inode specific mark code
fsnotify: clear marks to 0 in fsnotify_init_mark
fsnotify: vfsmount marks generic functions
fanotify: should_send_event needs to handle vfsmounts
fanotify: infrastructure to add an remove marks on vfsmounts
fanotify: hooks the fanotify_mark syscall to the vfsmount code

Heiko Carstens (1):
fanotify: CONFIG_HAVE_SYSCALL_WRAPPERS for sys_fanotify_mark

Paul Mundt (1):
fanotify: select ANON_INODES.

arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S | 2 +
arch/x86/ia32/sys_ia32.c | 9 +
arch/x86/include/asm/sys_ia32.h | 3 +
arch/x86/include/asm/unistd_32.h | 4 +-
arch/x86/include/asm/unistd_64.h | 4 +
arch/x86/kernel/syscall_table_32.S | 2 +
fs/compat.c | 5 +-
fs/exec.c | 4 +-
fs/inode.c | 2 +-
fs/namespace.c | 5 +
fs/nfsd/vfs.c | 4 +-
fs/notify/Kconfig | 1 +
fs/notify/Makefile | 4 +-
fs/notify/dnotify/dnotify.c | 198 ++++++-------
fs/notify/fanotify/Kconfig | 12 +
fs/notify/fanotify/Makefile | 1 +
fs/notify/fanotify/fanotify.c | 184 +++++++++++
fs/notify/fanotify/fanotify_user.c | 573 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
fs/notify/fsnotify.c | 104 +++++--
fs/notify/fsnotify.h | 31 ++-
fs/notify/group.c | 140 ++++-----
fs/notify/inode_mark.c | 282 +++--------------
fs/notify/inotify/inotify.h | 7 +-
fs/notify/inotify/inotify_fsnotify.c | 112 +++++--
fs/notify/inotify/inotify_user.c | 209 ++++++-------
fs/notify/mark.c | 293 +++++++++++++++++
fs/notify/notification.c | 155 ++++++----
fs/notify/vfsmount_mark.c | 171 ++++++++++
fs/open.c | 9 +-
fs/read_write.c | 8 +-
include/asm-generic/fcntl.h | 8 +
include/linux/Kbuild | 1 +
include/linux/fanotify.h | 77 +++++
include/linux/fs.h | 5 +-
include/linux/fsnotify.h | 87 ++++--
include/linux/fsnotify_backend.h | 122 +++++---
include/linux/mount.h | 6 +-
include/linux/syscalls.h | 5 +
kernel/audit_tree.c | 53 ++--
kernel/audit_watch.c | 38 ++-
kernel/auditsc.c | 4 +-
kernel/sys_ni.c | 4 +
42 files changed, 2151 insertions(+), 797 deletions(-)
create mode 100644 fs/notify/fanotify/Kconfig
create mode 100644 fs/notify/fanotify/Makefile
create mode 100644 fs/notify/fanotify/fanotify.c
create mode 100644 fs/notify/fanotify/fanotify_user.c
create mode 100644 fs/notify/mark.c
create mode 100644 fs/notify/vfsmount_mark.c
create mode 100644 include/linux/fanotify.h

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