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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 01/12] mm/shmem: Introduce F_SEAL_INACCESSIBLE
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On 3/7/22 14:26, Chao Peng wrote:
>> In pseudo-Rust, this is the difference between:
>>
>> fn convert_to_private(in: &mut Memfd)
>>
>> and
>>
>> fn convert_to_private(in: Memfd) -> PrivateMemoryFd
>>
>> This doesn't map particularly nicely to the kernel, though.
> I understand this Rust semantics and the difficulty to handle races.
> Probably we should not expose F_SEAL_INACCESSIBLE to userspace, instead
> we can use a new in-kernel flag to indicate the same thing. That flag
> should be set only when the memfd is created with MFD_INACCESSIBLE.

Yes, I like this.

Paolo

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