lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2019]   [Aug]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v2 16/19] RDMA/uverbs: Add back pointer to system file object
On Mon, Aug 12, 2019 at 10:00:40AM -0300, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 09, 2019 at 03:58:30PM -0700, ira.weiny@intel.com wrote:
> > From: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
> >
> > In order for MRs to be tracked against the open verbs context the ufile
> > needs to have a pointer to hand to the GUP code.
> >
> > No references need to be taken as this should be valid for the lifetime
> > of the context.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
> > drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs.h | 1 +
> > drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs_main.c | 1 +
> > 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs.h b/drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs.h
> > index 1e5aeb39f774..e802ba8c67d6 100644
> > +++ b/drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs.h
> > @@ -163,6 +163,7 @@ struct ib_uverbs_file {
> > struct page *disassociate_page;
> >
> > struct xarray idr;
> > + struct file *sys_file; /* backpointer to system file object */
> > };
>
> The 'struct file' has a lifetime strictly shorter than the
> ib_uverbs_file, which is kref'd on its own lifetime. Having a back
> pointer like this is confouding as it will be invalid for some of the
> lifetime of the struct.

Ah... ok. I really thought it was the other way around.

__fput() should not call ib_uverbs_close() until the last reference on struct
file is released... What holds references to struct ib_uverbs_file past that?

Perhaps I need to add this (untested)?

diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs_main.c
b/drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs_main.c
index f628f9e4c09f..654e774d9cf2 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs_main.c
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs_main.c
@@ -1125,6 +1125,8 @@ static int ib_uverbs_close(struct inode *inode, struct file *filp)
list_del_init(&file->list);
mutex_unlock(&file->device->lists_mutex);

+ file->sys_file = NULL;
+
kref_put(&file->ref, ib_uverbs_release_file);

return 0;
\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2019-08-12 19:30    [W:0.124 / U:7.232 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site