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Date:	Sun,  5 Jan 2014 21:36:29 +0100
From:	Yann Droneaud <>
To:	Jeremy Kerr <>, Arnd Bergmann <>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>
Cc:	Yann Droneaud <>,,,, Al Viro <>,
	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: [PATCHv5 2/7] ppc/cell: use get_unused_fd_flags(0) instead of get_unused_fd()

Macro get_unused_fd() is used to allocate a file descriptor with
default flags. Those default flags (0) can be "unsafe":
O_CLOEXEC must be used by default to not leak file descriptor
across exec().

Instead of macro get_unused_fd(), function get_unused_fd_flags()
(or anon_inode_getfd()) should be used with flags given by userspace.
If not possible, flags should be set to O_CLOEXEC to provide userspace
with a default safe behavor.

In a further patch, get_unused_fd() will be removed so that new code
start using get_unused_fd_flags() (or anon_inode_getfd()) with correct

This patch replaces calls to get_unused_fd() with equivalent call to
get_unused_fd_flags(0) to preserve current behavor for existing code.

The hard coded flag value (0) should be reviewed on a per-subsystem
basis, and, if possible, set to O_CLOEXEC.

Cc: Al Viro <>
Signed-off-by: Yann Droneaud <>
 arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spufs/inode.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spufs/inode.c b/arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spufs/inode.c
index 87ba7cf99cd7..51effcec30d8 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spufs/inode.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spufs/inode.c
@@ -301,7 +301,7 @@ static int spufs_context_open(struct path *path)
 	int ret;
 	struct file *filp;
-	ret = get_unused_fd();
+	ret = get_unused_fd_flags(0);
 	if (ret < 0)
 		return ret;
@@ -518,7 +518,7 @@ static int spufs_gang_open(struct path *path)
 	int ret;
 	struct file *filp;
-	ret = get_unused_fd();
+	ret = get_unused_fd_flags(0);
 	if (ret < 0)
 		return ret;

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