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Date:	Sun,  5 Jan 2014 21:36:31 +0100
From:	Yann Droneaud <>
To:	Al Viro <>
Cc:	Yann Droneaud <>,,,
	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: [PATCHv5 4/7] file: 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 made the default to not leak file descriptor
across exec().

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 flags.

This patch replaces calls to get_unused_fd() with equivalent call to

Cc: Al Viro <>
Signed-off-by: Yann Droneaud <>
 fs/file.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/file.c b/fs/file.c
index 4a78f981557a..1420d2890b43 100644
--- a/fs/file.c
+++ b/fs/file.c
@@ -897,7 +897,7 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE1(dup, unsigned int, fildes)
 	struct file *file = fget_raw(fildes);
 	if (file) {
-		ret = get_unused_fd();
+		ret = get_unused_fd_flags(0);
 		if (ret >= 0)
 			fd_install(ret, file);

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