[1/1,linux-next] ext4: add compatibility flag check
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Message ID 1954692245.364386.1480023799768.open-xchange@webmail.nmp.proximus.be
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Fabian Frederick Nov. 24, 2016, 9:43 p.m. UTC
> On 24 November 2016 at 21:39 Al Viro <viro@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 08:47:41PM +0100, Fabian Frederick wrote:
> > data=journal mount option should disable O_DIRECT access
> > (See Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt) but open operations
> > using O_CREAT|O_RDWR|O_DIRECT|O_SYNC have no warning in return and file is
> > being
> > created. This patch adds vfs super_operations compatibility flag function
> > returning -EPERM in such a case.
>
> Why not simply check it in ->open()?  Occam's Razor and all such...
Thanks for the advice Al but I already tried that solution (see below) and had
an empty file created
(write operation is of course avoided).

                sbi->s_mount_flags |= EXT4_MF_MNTDIR_SAMPLED;
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diff --git a/fs/ext4/file.c b/fs/ext4/file.c
index 2a822d3..ec414b5 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/file.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/file.c
@@ -323,6 +323,10 @@  static int ext4_file_open(struct inode * inode, struct file
* filp)
        char buf[64], *cp;
        int ret;
 
+       if ((test_opt(inode->i_sb, DATA_FLAGS) == EXT4_MOUNT_JOURNAL_DATA) &&
+          (filp->f_flags & O_DIRECT ))
+               return -EPERM;
+
        if (unlikely(!(sbi->s_mount_flags & EXT4_MF_MNTDIR_SAMPLED) &&
                     !(sb->s_flags & MS_RDONLY))) {