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Date:	Fri, 24 Sep 2010 18:18:11 +0530
From:	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:	sfrench@...ibm.com, ffilz@...ibm.com, agruen@...e.de,
	adilger@....com, sandeen@...hat.com, tytso@....edu,
	bfields@...i.umich.edu, jlayton@...hat.com
Cc:	aneesh.kumar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
	nfsv4@...ux-nfs.org, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH -V4 08/11] vfs: Add new file and directory create permission flags

From: Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen@...e.de>

Some permission models distinguish between the permission to create a
non-directory and a directory.  Pass this information down to
inode_permission() as mask flags

Signed-off-by: Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen@...e.de>
Signed-off-by: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
---
 fs/namei.c         |   21 ++++++++++++---------
 include/linux/fs.h |    2 ++
 2 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/namei.c b/fs/namei.c
index b0b8a71..ed786b2 100644
--- a/fs/namei.c
+++ b/fs/namei.c
@@ -253,7 +253,8 @@ int generic_permission(struct inode *inode, int mask,
  * for filesystem access without changing the "normal" uids which
  * are used for other things.
  *
- * When checking for MAY_APPEND, MAY_WRITE must also be set in @mask.
+ * When checking for MAY_APPEND, MAY_CREATE_FILE, MAY_CREATE_DIR,
+ * MAY_WRITE must also be set in @mask.
  */
 int inode_permission(struct inode *inode, int mask)
 {
@@ -1337,13 +1338,15 @@ static int may_delete(struct inode *dir,struct dentry *victim,int isdir)
  *  3. We should have write and exec permissions on dir
  *  4. We can't do it if dir is immutable (done in permission())
  */
-static inline int may_create(struct inode *dir, struct dentry *child)
+static inline int may_create(struct inode *dir, struct dentry *child, int isdir)
 {
+	int mask = isdir ? MAY_CREATE_DIR : MAY_CREATE_FILE;
+
 	if (child->d_inode)
 		return -EEXIST;
 	if (IS_DEADDIR(dir))
 		return -ENOENT;
-	return inode_permission(dir, MAY_WRITE | MAY_EXEC);
+	return inode_permission(dir, MAY_WRITE | MAY_EXEC | mask);
 }
 
 /*
@@ -1391,7 +1394,7 @@ void unlock_rename(struct dentry *p1, struct dentry *p2)
 int vfs_create(struct inode *dir, struct dentry *dentry, int mode,
 		struct nameidata *nd)
 {
-	int error = may_create(dir, dentry);
+	int error = may_create(dir, dentry, 0);
 
 	if (error)
 		return error;
@@ -1953,7 +1956,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(lookup_create);
 
 int vfs_mknod(struct inode *dir, struct dentry *dentry, int mode, dev_t dev)
 {
-	int error = may_create(dir, dentry);
+	int error = may_create(dir, dentry, 0);
 
 	if (error)
 		return error;
@@ -2057,7 +2060,7 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE3(mknod, const char __user *, filename, int, mode, unsigned, dev)
 
 int vfs_mkdir(struct inode *dir, struct dentry *dentry, int mode)
 {
-	int error = may_create(dir, dentry);
+	int error = may_create(dir, dentry, 1);
 
 	if (error)
 		return error;
@@ -2342,7 +2345,7 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE1(unlink, const char __user *, pathname)
 
 int vfs_symlink(struct inode *dir, struct dentry *dentry, const char *oldname)
 {
-	int error = may_create(dir, dentry);
+	int error = may_create(dir, dentry, 0);
 
 	if (error)
 		return error;
@@ -2415,7 +2418,7 @@ int vfs_link(struct dentry *old_dentry, struct inode *dir, struct dentry *new_de
 	if (!inode)
 		return -ENOENT;
 
-	error = may_create(dir, new_dentry);
+	error = may_create(dir, new_dentry, S_ISDIR(inode->i_mode));
 	if (error)
 		return error;
 
@@ -2631,7 +2634,7 @@ int vfs_rename(struct inode *old_dir, struct dentry *old_dentry,
 		return error;
 
 	if (!new_dentry->d_inode)
-		error = may_create(new_dir, new_dentry);
+		error = may_create(new_dir, new_dentry, is_dir);
 	else
 		error = may_delete(new_dir, new_dentry, is_dir);
 	if (error)
diff --git a/include/linux/fs.h b/include/linux/fs.h
index 26fc8ae..5dc1ebd 100644
--- a/include/linux/fs.h
+++ b/include/linux/fs.h
@@ -55,6 +55,8 @@ struct inodes_stat_t {
 #define MAY_ACCESS 16
 #define MAY_OPEN 32
 #define MAY_CHDIR 64
+#define MAY_CREATE_FILE 128
+#define MAY_CREATE_DIR 256
 
 /*
  * flags in file.f_mode.  Note that FMODE_READ and FMODE_WRITE must correspond
-- 
1.7.0.4

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