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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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