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* fs/inotify_user.c - inotify support for userspace
* Authors:
* John McCutchan <>
* Robert Love <>
* Copyright (C) 2005 John McCutchan
* Copyright 2006 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
* Copyright (C) 2009 Eric Paris <Red Hat Inc>
* inotify was largely rewriten to make use of the fsnotify infrastructure
* This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
* under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
* Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any
* later version.
* This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
* WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
* General Public License for more details.
#include <linux/fs.h> /* struct inode */
#include <linux/fsnotify_backend.h>
#include <linux/inotify.h>
#include <linux/path.h> /* struct path */
#include <linux/slab.h> /* kmem_* */
#include <linux/types.h>
#include "inotify.h"
static int inotify_handle_event(struct fsnotify_group *group, struct fsnotify_event *event)
struct fsnotify_mark_entry *entry;
struct inotify_inode_mark_entry *ientry;
struct inode *to_tell;
struct inotify_event_private_data *event_priv;
struct fsnotify_event_private_data *fsn_event_priv;
int wd, ret;
to_tell = event->to_tell;
entry = fsnotify_find_mark_entry(group, to_tell);
/* race with watch removal? We already passes should_send */
if (unlikely(!entry))
return 0;
ientry = container_of(entry, struct inotify_inode_mark_entry,
wd = ientry->wd;
event_priv = kmem_cache_alloc(event_priv_cachep, GFP_KERNEL);
if (unlikely(!event_priv))
return -ENOMEM;
fsn_event_priv = &event_priv->fsnotify_event_priv_data;
fsn_event_priv->group = group;
event_priv->wd = wd;
ret = fsnotify_add_notify_event(group, event, fsn_event_priv);
if (ret) {
/* EEXIST says we tail matched, EOVERFLOW isn't something
* to report up the stack. */
if ((ret == -EEXIST) ||
(ret == -EOVERFLOW))
ret = 0;
* If we hold the entry until after the event is on the queue
* IN_IGNORED won't be able to pass this event in the queue
return ret;
static void inotify_freeing_mark(struct fsnotify_mark_entry *entry, struct fsnotify_group *group)
inotify_ignored_and_remove_idr(entry, group);
static bool inotify_should_send_event(struct fsnotify_group *group, struct inode *inode, __u32 mask)
struct fsnotify_mark_entry *entry;
bool send;
entry = fsnotify_find_mark_entry(group, inode);
if (!entry)
return false;
mask = (mask & ~FS_EVENT_ON_CHILD);
send = (entry->mask & mask);
/* find took a reference */
return send;
* This is NEVER supposed to be called. Inotify marks should either have been
* removed from the idr when the watch was removed or in the
* fsnotify_destroy_mark_by_group() call when the inotify instance was being
* torn down. This is only called if the idr is about to be freed but there
* are still marks in it.
static int idr_callback(int id, void *p, void *data)
struct fsnotify_mark_entry *entry;
struct inotify_inode_mark_entry *ientry;
static bool warned = false;
if (warned)
return 0;
warned = true;
entry = p;
ientry = container_of(entry, struct inotify_inode_mark_entry, fsn_entry);
WARN(1, "inotify closing but id=%d for entry=%p in group=%p still in "
"idr. Probably leaking memory\n", id, p, data);
* I'm taking the liberty of assuming that the mark in question is a
* valid address and I'm dereferencing it. This might help to figure
* out why we got here and the panic is no worse than the original
* BUG() that was here.
if (entry)
printk(KERN_WARNING "entry->group=%p inode=%p wd=%d\n",
entry->group, entry->inode, ientry->wd);
return 0;
static void inotify_free_group_priv(struct fsnotify_group *group)
/* ideally the idr is empty and we won't hit the BUG in teh callback */
idr_for_each(&group->inotify_data.idr, idr_callback, group);
void inotify_free_event_priv(struct fsnotify_event_private_data *fsn_event_priv)
struct inotify_event_private_data *event_priv;
event_priv = container_of(fsn_event_priv, struct inotify_event_private_data,
kmem_cache_free(event_priv_cachep, event_priv);
const struct fsnotify_ops inotify_fsnotify_ops = {
.handle_event = inotify_handle_event,
.should_send_event = inotify_should_send_event,
.free_group_priv = inotify_free_group_priv,
.free_event_priv = inotify_free_event_priv,
.freeing_mark = inotify_freeing_mark,