[PATCHv5 01/37] ns: Introduce Time Namespace

Andy Lutomirski luto at kernel.org
Thu Aug 1 05:29:45 UTC 2019


On Mon, Jul 29, 2019 at 2:58 PM Dmitry Safonov <dima at arista.com> wrote:
>
> From: Andrei Vagin <avagin at openvz.org>
>
> Time Namespace isolates clock values.

> +static int timens_install(struct nsproxy *nsproxy, struct ns_common *new)
> +{
> +       struct time_namespace *ns = to_time_ns(new);
> +
> +       if (!thread_group_empty(current))
> +               return -EINVAL;

You also need to check for other users of the mm.

> +
> +       if (!ns_capable(ns->user_ns, CAP_SYS_ADMIN) ||
> +           !ns_capable(current_user_ns(), CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
> +               return -EPERM;
> +
> +       get_time_ns(ns);
> +       get_time_ns(ns);
> +       put_time_ns(nsproxy->time_ns);
> +       put_time_ns(nsproxy->time_ns_for_children);
> +       nsproxy->time_ns = ns;
> +       nsproxy->time_ns_for_children = ns;
> +       ns->initialized = true;

I really really wish that setns() took an explicit flag for "change
now" or "change for children", since the semantics are different.  Oh
well.


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