[PATCH v15 7/9] open: introduce openat2(2) syscall

Al Viro viro at zeniv.linux.org.uk
Wed Nov 13 02:29:06 UTC 2019


On Tue, Nov 05, 2019 at 08:05:51PM +1100, Aleksa Sarai wrote:
  
> +/*
> + * Arguments for how openat2(2) should open the target path. If @resolve is
> + * zero, then openat2(2) operates very similarly to openat(2).
> + *
> + * However, unlike openat(2), unknown bits in @flags result in -EINVAL rather
> + * than being silently ignored. @mode must be zero unless one of {O_CREAT,
> + * O_TMPFILE} are set, and @upgrade_mask must be zero unless O_PATH is set.
> + *
> + * @flags: O_* flags.
> + * @mode: O_CREAT/O_TMPFILE file mode.
> + * @upgrade_mask: UPGRADE_* flags (to restrict O_PATH re-opening).

???

> + * @resolve: RESOLVE_* flags.
> + */
> +struct open_how {
> +	__aligned_u64 flags;
> +	__u16 mode;
> +	__u16 __padding[3]; /* must be zeroed */
> +	__aligned_u64 resolve;
> +};


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