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[02/23] cred: add get_cred_rcu()

Message ID 154379703011.28598.13362863726888068035.stgit@noble
State New, archived
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Series NFS: Remove generic RPC credentials. | expand

Commit Message

NeilBrown Dec. 3, 2018, 12:30 a.m. UTC
Sometimes we want to opportunistically get a
ref to a cred in an rcu_read_lock protected section.
get_task_cred() does this, and NFS does as similar thing
with its own credential structures.
To prepare for NFS converting to use 'struct cred' more
uniformly, define get_cred_rcu(), and use it in
get_task_cred().

Signed-off-by: NeilBrown <neilb@suse.com>
---
 include/linux/cred.h |   11 +++++++++++
 kernel/cred.c        |    2 +-
 2 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/include/linux/cred.h b/include/linux/cred.h
index f1085767e1b3..48979fcb95cf 100644
--- a/include/linux/cred.h
+++ b/include/linux/cred.h
@@ -252,6 +252,17 @@  static inline const struct cred *get_cred(const struct cred *cred)
 	return get_new_cred(nonconst_cred);
 }
 
+static inline const struct cred *get_cred_rcu(const struct cred *cred)
+{
+	struct cred *nonconst_cred = (struct cred *) cred;
+	if (!cred)
+		return NULL;
+	if (!atomic_inc_not_zero(&nonconst_cred->usage))
+		return NULL;
+	validate_creds(cred);
+	return cred;
+}
+
 /**
  * put_cred - Release a reference to a set of credentials
  * @cred: The credentials to release
diff --git a/kernel/cred.c b/kernel/cred.c
index 0b3ac72bd717..ba60162249e8 100644
--- a/kernel/cred.c
+++ b/kernel/cred.c
@@ -195,7 +195,7 @@  const struct cred *get_task_cred(struct task_struct *task)
 	do {
 		cred = __task_cred((task));
 		BUG_ON(!cred);
-	} while (!atomic_inc_not_zero(&((struct cred *)cred)->usage));
+	} while (!get_cred_rcu(cred));
 
 	rcu_read_unlock();
 	return cred;