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Subject[PATCH] Text Edit Lock - Architecture Independent Code - kerneldoc
Text Edit Lock - Architecture Independent Code - kerneldoc

Add kerneldoc to text edit lock API.

Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>
CC: hch@infradead.org
---
include/linux/memory.h | 17 +++++++++++++++--
1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
Index: linux-2.6-lttng/include/linux/memory.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6-lttng.orig/include/linux/memory.h 2007-07-14 20:08:50.000000000 -0400
+++ linux-2.6-lttng/include/linux/memory.h 2007-07-14 20:18:13.000000000 -0400
@@ -86,11 +86,24 @@ extern int remove_memory_block(unsigned
register_memory_notifier(&fn##_mem_nb); \
}

-/*
- * Take and release the kernel text modification lock, used for code patching.
+/**
+ * kernel_text_lock - Take the kernel text modification lock
+ *
+ * Insures mutual write exclusion of kernel and modules text live text
+ * modification. Should be used for code patching.
* Users of this lock can sleep.
*/
+
extern void kernel_text_lock(void);
+
+/**
+ * kernel_text_unlock - Release the kernel text modification lock
+ *
+ * Insures mutual write exclusion of kernel and modules text live text
+ * modification. Should be used for code patching.
+ * Users of this lock can sleep.
+ */
+
extern void kernel_text_unlock(void);

#endif /* _LINUX_MEMORY_H_ */
--
Mathieu Desnoyers
Computer Engineering Ph.D. Student, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
OpenPGP key fingerprint: 8CD5 52C3 8E3C 4140 715F BA06 3F25 A8FE 3BAE 9A68
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