[-manpage,2/2] memfd_create.2: Update manpage with new memfd F_SEAL_FUTURE_WRITE seal
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Message ID 20190113001446.158789-3-joel@joelfernandes.org
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  • Document memfd F_SEAL_FUTURE_WRITE seal
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Joel Fernandes Jan. 13, 2019, 12:14 a.m. UTC
From: "Joel Fernandes (Google)" <joel@joelfernandes.org>

More details of the seal can be found in the LKML patch:
https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20181120052137.74317-1-joel@joelfernandes.org/T/#t

Signed-off-by: Joel Fernandes (Google) <joel@joelfernandes.org>
---
 man2/memfd_create.2 | 15 ++++++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/man2/memfd_create.2 b/man2/memfd_create.2
index 3cd392d1b..fce2bf8d0 100644
--- a/man2/memfd_create.2
+++ b/man2/memfd_create.2
@@ -280,7 +280,15 @@  in order to restrict further modifications on the file.
 (If placing the seal
 .BR F_SEAL_WRITE ,
 then it will be necessary to first unmap the shared writable mapping
-created in the previous step.)
+created in the previous step. Otherwise, behavior similar to
+.BR F_SEAL_WRITE
+can be achieved, by using
+.BR F_SEAL_FUTURE_WRITE
+which will prevent future writes via
+.BR mmap (2)
+and
+.BR write (2)
+from succeeding, while keeping existing shared writable mappings).
 .IP 4.
 A second process obtains a file descriptor for the
 .BR tmpfs (5)
@@ -425,6 +433,7 @@  main(int argc, char *argv[])
         fprintf(stderr, "\\t\\tg \- F_SEAL_GROW\\n");
         fprintf(stderr, "\\t\\ts \- F_SEAL_SHRINK\\n");
         fprintf(stderr, "\\t\\tw \- F_SEAL_WRITE\\n");
+        fprintf(stderr, "\\t\\tW \- F_SEAL_FUTURE_WRITE\\n");
         fprintf(stderr, "\\t\\tS \- F_SEAL_SEAL\\n");
         exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
     }
@@ -463,6 +472,8 @@  main(int argc, char *argv[])
             seals |= F_SEAL_SHRINK;
         if (strchr(seals_arg, \(aqw\(aq) != NULL)
             seals |= F_SEAL_WRITE;
+        if (strchr(seals_arg, \(aqW\(aq) != NULL)
+            seals |= F_SEAL_FUTURE_WRITE;
         if (strchr(seals_arg, \(aqS\(aq) != NULL)
             seals |= F_SEAL_SEAL;
 
@@ -518,6 +529,8 @@  main(int argc, char *argv[])
         printf(" GROW");
     if (seals & F_SEAL_WRITE)
         printf(" WRITE");
+    if (seals & F_SEAL_FUTURE_WRITE)
+        printf(" FUTURE_WRITE");
     if (seals & F_SEAL_SHRINK)
         printf(" SHRINK");
     printf("\\n");