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authorEric Paris <eparis@redhat.com>2009-05-21 17:01:47 -0400
committerEric Paris <eparis@redhat.com>2009-06-11 14:57:54 -0400
commit47882c6f51e8ef41fbbe2bbb746a1ea3228dd7ca (patch)
treed3dd3e8d0e4d3e3793f32107077839f787e35fcd /fs/notify/notification.c
parent62ffe5dfba056f7ba81d710fee9f28c58a42fdd6 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-47882c6f51e8ef41fbbe2bbb746a1ea3228dd7ca.tar.gz
fsnotify: add correlations between events
As part of the standard inotify events it includes a correlation cookie between two dentry move operations. This patch includes the same behaviour in fsnotify events. It is needed so that inotify userspace can be implemented on top of fsnotify. Signed-off-by: Eric Paris <eparis@redhat.com> Acked-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/notify/notification.c')
-rw-r--r--fs/notify/notification.c20
1 files changed, 18 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/fs/notify/notification.c b/fs/notify/notification.c
index c69b18b9aba5..346f6e5c3553 100644
--- a/fs/notify/notification.c
+++ b/fs/notify/notification.c
@@ -35,6 +35,7 @@
#include <linux/init.h>
#include <linux/kernel.h>
#include <linux/list.h>
+#include <linux/module.h>
#include <linux/mount.h>
#include <linux/mutex.h>
#include <linux/namei.h>
@@ -56,6 +57,17 @@ static struct kmem_cache *fsnotify_event_holder_cachep;
* get set to 0 so it will never get 'freed'
*/
static struct fsnotify_event q_overflow_event;
+static atomic_t fsnotify_sync_cookie = ATOMIC_INIT(0);
+
+/**
+ * fsnotify_get_cookie - return a unique cookie for use in synchronizing events.
+ * Called from fsnotify_move, which is inlined into filesystem modules.
+ */
+u32 fsnotify_get_cookie(void)
+{
+ return atomic_inc_return(&fsnotify_sync_cookie);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(fsnotify_get_cookie);
/* return true if the notify queue is empty, false otherwise */
bool fsnotify_notify_queue_is_empty(struct fsnotify_group *group)
@@ -266,6 +278,8 @@ static void initialize_event(struct fsnotify_event *event)
event->file_name = NULL;
event->name_len = 0;
+
+ event->sync_cookie = 0;
}
/*
@@ -280,8 +294,8 @@ static void initialize_event(struct fsnotify_event *event)
* @data_type flag indication if the data is a file, path, inode, nothing...
* @name the filename, if available
*/
-struct fsnotify_event *fsnotify_create_event(struct inode *to_tell, __u32 mask,
- void *data, int data_type, const char *name)
+struct fsnotify_event *fsnotify_create_event(struct inode *to_tell, __u32 mask, void *data,
+ int data_type, const char *name, u32 cookie)
{
struct fsnotify_event *event;
@@ -299,6 +313,8 @@ struct fsnotify_event *fsnotify_create_event(struct inode *to_tell, __u32 mask,
}
event->name_len = strlen(event->file_name);
}
+
+ event->sync_cookie = cookie;
event->to_tell = to_tell;
switch (data_type) {