Re: [PATCH 18/23] init: open code setting up stdin/stdout/stderr
From: Al Viro
Date: Mon Jul 27 2020 - 02:03:32 EST
On Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 07:46:25AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 04:05:34AM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 09:04:22PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > Don't rely on the implicit set_fs(KERNEL_DS) for ksys_open to work, but
> > > instead open a struct file for /dev/console and then install it as FD
> > > 0/1/2 manually.
> > I really hate that one. Every time we exposed the internal details to
> > the fucking early init code, we paid for that afterwards. And this
> > goes over the top wrt the level of details being exposed.
> > _IF_ you want to keep that thing, move it to fs/file.c, with dire comment
> > re that being very special shite for init and likely cause of subsequent
> > trouble whenever anything gets changed, a gnat farts somewhere, etc.
> Err, while I'm all for keeping internals internal, fd_install and
> get_unused_fd_flags are exported routines with tons of users of this
> pattern all over.
get_file_rcu_many()? All over the place? Besides, that's _not_ the normal
pattern for get_unused_fd() - there's a very special reason we don't expect
an error from it here.