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Date:	Wed, 15 Aug 2012 09:30:37 -0700
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
To:	Stanislav Kinsbursky <skinsbursky@...allels.com>
CC:	tglx@...utronix.de, mingo@...hat.com, davem@...emloft.net,
	thierry.reding@...onic-design.de, bfields@...hat.com,
	eric.dumazet@...il.com, xemul@...allels.com, neilb@...e.de,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, x86@...nel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, paul.gortmaker@...driver.com,
	viro@...iv.linux.org.uk, gorcunov@...nvz.org,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, tim.c.chen@...ux.intel.com,
	devel@...nvz.org, ebiederm@...ssion.com
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 5/5] syscall: sys_fbind() introduced

On 08/15/2012 09:22 AM, Stanislav Kinsbursky wrote:
> This syscall allows to bind socket to specified file descriptor.
> Descriptor can be gained by simple open with O_PATH flag.
> Socket node can be created by sys_mknod().
>
> Signed-off-by: Stanislav Kinsbursky <skinsbursky@...allels.com>
> ---
>   arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl |    1 +
>   arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl |    1 +
>   include/linux/syscalls.h         |    1 +
>   kernel/sys_ni.c                  |    3 +++
>   net/socket.c                     |   25 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
>   5 files changed, 31 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl b/arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl
> index 7a35a6e..9594b82 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl
> +++ b/arch/x86/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl
> @@ -356,3 +356,4 @@
>   347	i386	process_vm_readv	sys_process_vm_readv		compat_sys_process_vm_readv
>   348	i386	process_vm_writev	sys_process_vm_writev		compat_sys_process_vm_writev
>   349	i386	kcmp			sys_kcmp
> +350	i386	fbind			sys_fbind

i386 uses socketcalls... perhaps it shouldn't (socketcalls are pretty 
much an abomination), but for socketcall-based architectures this really 
should be a socketcall.

Don't you also need fconnect()?  Or is that simply handled by allowing 
open() without O_PATH?

	-hpa

-- 
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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