Re: [PATCH 3/3] Compare namespaces when comparing addresses in auth_unixcache.

From: Rob Landley
Date: Fri Apr 08 2011 - 11:08:57 EST

On 04/04/2011 10:46 PM, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> Quoting Rob Landley (rlandley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx):
>> From: Rob Landley <rlandley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> The auth_unix cache needs to check network namespace when comparing
>> addresses. Add field to struct ip_map and extra argument to
>> __ip_map_lookup() so it has the information to do so, and add test.
>> Signed-off-by: Rob Landley <rlandley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> ---
>> net/sunrpc/svcauth_unix.c | 21 ++++++++++++++-------
>> 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>> diff --git a/net/sunrpc/svcauth_unix.c b/net/sunrpc/svcauth_unix.c
>> index 30916b0..63a2fa7 100644
>> --- a/net/sunrpc/svcauth_unix.c
>> +++ b/net/sunrpc/svcauth_unix.c

code code code

>> @@ -142,6 +145,7 @@ static void ip_map_init(struct cache_head *cnew, struct cache_head *citem)
>> struct ip_map *item = container_of(citem, struct ip_map, h);
>> strcpy(new->m_class, item->m_class);
>> + new->m_net = item->m_net;
> Does this need to take a reference? Or is there no way for an
> entry to outlive its netns? It sort of looks like
> svcauth_unix_info_release will ensure that doesn't happen, but
> I'm not convinced because other parts of the kernel can get
> to ip_map_init through the struct cache_detail.

When I wrote this I thought the transport's get_net() and put_net()
would pin it, but after re-reading, the sunrpc code is disgustingly
convoluted enough that I can't easily reconstruct my earlier reasoning.
I'll add a get_net() and put_net() just to not have to worry about it.


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