[1/8] nowait aio: Introduce IOCB_RW_FLAG_NOWAIT

Submitted by Goldwyn Rodrigues on March 15, 2017, 9:51 p.m.

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Message ID 20170315215107.5628-2-rgoldwyn@suse.de
State Superseded
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Goldwyn Rodrigues March 15, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
From: Goldwyn Rodrigues <rgoldwyn@suse.com>

This flag informs kernel to bail out if an AIO request will block
for reasons such as file allocations, or a writeback triggered,
or would block while allocating requests while performing
direct I/O.

Unfortunately, aio_flags is not checked for validity. If we
add the flags to aio_flags, it would break existing applications
which have it set to anything besides zero or IOCB_FLAG_RESFD.
So, we are using aio_reserved1 and renaming it to aio_rw_flags.

IOCB_RW_FLAG_NOWAIT is translated to IOCB_NOWAIT for
iocb->ki_flags.

Signed-off-by: Goldwyn Rodrigues <rgoldwyn@suse.com>
---
 fs/aio.c                     | 10 +++++++++-
 include/linux/fs.h           |  1 +
 include/uapi/linux/aio_abi.h |  9 ++++++++-
 3 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/fs/aio.c b/fs/aio.c
index f52d925..41409ac 100644
--- a/fs/aio.c
+++ b/fs/aio.c
@@ -1541,11 +1541,16 @@  static int io_submit_one(struct kioctx *ctx, struct iocb __user *user_iocb,
 	ssize_t ret;
 
 	/* enforce forwards compatibility on users */
-	if (unlikely(iocb->aio_reserved1 || iocb->aio_reserved2)) {
+	if (unlikely(iocb->aio_reserved2)) {
 		pr_debug("EINVAL: reserve field set\n");
 		return -EINVAL;
 	}
 
+	if (unlikely(iocb->aio_rw_flags & ~IOCB_RW_FLAG_NOWAIT)) {
+		pr_debug("EINVAL: aio_rw_flags set with incompatible flags\n");
+		return -EINVAL;
+	}
+
 	/* prevent overflows */
 	if (unlikely(
 	    (iocb->aio_buf != (unsigned long)iocb->aio_buf) ||
@@ -1586,6 +1591,9 @@  static int io_submit_one(struct kioctx *ctx, struct iocb __user *user_iocb,
 		req->common.ki_flags |= IOCB_EVENTFD;
 	}
 
+	if (iocb->aio_rw_flags & IOCB_RW_FLAG_NOWAIT)
+		req->common.ki_flags |= IOCB_NOWAIT;
+
 	ret = put_user(KIOCB_KEY, &user_iocb->aio_key);
 	if (unlikely(ret)) {
 		pr_debug("EFAULT: aio_key\n");
diff --git a/include/linux/fs.h b/include/linux/fs.h
index 7251f7b..e8d9346 100644
--- a/include/linux/fs.h
+++ b/include/linux/fs.h
@@ -270,6 +270,7 @@  struct writeback_control;
 #define IOCB_DSYNC		(1 << 4)
 #define IOCB_SYNC		(1 << 5)
 #define IOCB_WRITE		(1 << 6)
+#define IOCB_NOWAIT		(1 << 7)
 
 struct kiocb {
 	struct file		*ki_filp;
diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/aio_abi.h b/include/uapi/linux/aio_abi.h
index bb2554f..6d98cbe 100644
--- a/include/uapi/linux/aio_abi.h
+++ b/include/uapi/linux/aio_abi.h
@@ -54,6 +54,13 @@  enum {
  */
 #define IOCB_FLAG_RESFD		(1 << 0)
 
+/*
+ * Flags for aio_rw_flags member of "struct iocb".
+ * IOCB_RW_FLAG_NOWAIT - Set if the user wants the iocb to fail if it
+ *			would block for operations such as disk allocation.
+ */
+#define IOCB_RW_FLAG_NOWAIT	(1 << 1)
+
 /* read() from /dev/aio returns these structures. */
 struct io_event {
 	__u64		data;		/* the data field from the iocb */
@@ -79,7 +86,7 @@  struct io_event {
 struct iocb {
 	/* these are internal to the kernel/libc. */
 	__u64	aio_data;	/* data to be returned in event's data */
-	__u32	PADDED(aio_key, aio_reserved1);
+	__u32	PADDED(aio_key, aio_rw_flags);
 				/* the kernel sets aio_key to the req # */
 
 	/* common fields */