[PATCH v5 15/42] fs: add file_user_ns() helper

Christoph Hellwig hch at infradead.org
Tue Jan 19 09:27:25 UTC 2021

On Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 11:00:57PM +0100, Christian Brauner wrote:
> Add a simple helper to retrieve the user namespace associated with the
> vfsmount of a file. Christoph correctly points out that this makes
> codepaths (e.g. ioctls) way easier to follow that would otherwise
> dereference via mnt_user_ns(file->f_path.mnt).
> In order to make file_user_ns() static inline we'd need to include
> mount.h in either file.h or fs.h which seems undesirable so let's simply
> not force file_user_ns() to be inline.

I'd be tempted to just make this an inline.

Otherwise this looks ok:

Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch at lst.de>

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