1. 11 Dec, 2014 1 commit
    • Al Viro's avatar
      take the targets of /proc/*/ns/* symlinks to separate fs · e149ed2b
      Al Viro authored
      New pseudo-filesystem: nsfs.  Targets of /proc/*/ns/* live there now.
      It's not mountable (not even registered, so it's not in /proc/filesystems,
      etc.).  Files on it *are* bindable - we explicitly permit that in do_loopback().
      
      This stuff lives in fs/nsfs.c now; proc_ns_fget() moved there as well.
      get_proc_ns() is a macro now (it's simply returning ->i_private; would
      have been an inline, if not for header ordering headache).
      proc_ns_inode() is an ex-parrot.  The interface used in procfs is
      ns_get_path(path, task, ops) and ns_get_name(buf, size, task, ops).
      
      Dentries and inodes are never hashed; a non-counting reference to dentry
      is stashed in ns_common (removed by ->d_prune()) and reused by ns_get_path()
      if present.  See ns_get_path()/ns_prune_dentry/nsfs_evict() for details
      of that mechanism.
      
      As the result, proc_ns_follow_link() has stopped poking in nd->path.mnt;
      it does nd_jump_link() on a consistent <vfsmount,dentry> pair it gets
      from ns_get_path().
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      e149ed2b
  2. 04 Dec, 2014 2 commits