[PATCH 2/5] Add a ckpt_read_string() function (v2)

Serge E. Hallyn serue at us.ibm.com
Tue Aug 4 12:13:34 PDT 2009


Quoting Dan Smith (danms at us.ibm.com):
> Add a ckpt_read_string() function to allow reading of a variable-length
> (but length-capped) string from the checkpoint stream.
> 
> Changes in v2:
>  - Avoid memcpy() by reading into the allocated buffer directly
> 
> Signed-off-by: Dan Smith <danms at us.ibm.com>
> ---
>  checkpoint/restart.c       |   36 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  include/linux/checkpoint.h |    1 +
>  2 files changed, 37 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/checkpoint/restart.c b/checkpoint/restart.c
> index 65cafd9..641a7bd 100644
> --- a/checkpoint/restart.c
> +++ b/checkpoint/restart.c
> @@ -285,6 +285,42 @@ int ckpt_read_consume(struct ckpt_ctx *ctx, int len, int type)
>  	return ret;
>  }
> 
> +/**
> + * ckpt_read_string - read a string (variable length)
> + * @ctx: checkpoint context
> + * @str: pointer to buffer to store allocated string (caller must kfree())
> + * @max: maximum acceptable length
> + *
> + * This can be used to read a variable-length string from the checkpoint
> + * stream. @max limits the size of the resulting buffer.  Returns zero on
> + * success, negative on failure.
> + */
> +int ckpt_read_string(struct ckpt_ctx *ctx, char **str, int max)
> +{
> +	int len;
> +	int ret = 0;
> +
> +	*str = NULL;
> +
> +	len = _ckpt_read_obj_type(ctx, NULL, 0, CKPT_HDR_STRING);
> +	if (len < 0)
> +		return len;
> +	else if (len > max)
> +		return -EINVAL;
> +
> +	*str = kzalloc(len + 1, GFP_KERNEL);
> +	if (!*str)
> +		ret = -ENOMEM;

	would you like to return here as well?

> +
> +	ret = ckpt_kread(ctx, *str, len);
> +	if (ret < 0) {
> +		kfree(*str);
> +		*str = NULL;
> +	}
> +
> +	return ret;
> +}
> +
>  /***********************************************************************
>   * Restart
>   */
> diff --git a/include/linux/checkpoint.h b/include/linux/checkpoint.h
> index b2c86a3..3536633 100644
> --- a/include/linux/checkpoint.h
> +++ b/include/linux/checkpoint.h
> @@ -68,6 +68,7 @@ extern int _ckpt_read_obj_type(struct ckpt_ctx *ctx,
>  extern int _ckpt_read_nbuffer(struct ckpt_ctx *ctx, void *ptr, int len);
>  extern int _ckpt_read_buffer(struct ckpt_ctx *ctx, void *ptr, int len);
>  extern int _ckpt_read_string(struct ckpt_ctx *ctx, void *ptr, int len);
> +extern int ckpt_read_string(struct ckpt_ctx *ctx, char **str, int max);
>  extern void *ckpt_read_obj_type(struct ckpt_ctx *ctx, int len, int type);
>  extern void *ckpt_read_buf_type(struct ckpt_ctx *ctx, int len, int type);
>  extern int ckpt_read_consume(struct ckpt_ctx *ctx, int len, int type);
> -- 
> 1.6.2.5
> 
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