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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCHv2 3/4] drivers/otp: allow an ioctl to be specified
On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 11:21, Jamie Iles wrote:
> Some drivers may need an ioctl method to provide device specific control
> such as blackfin for providing locking.  Regions can specify an ioctl to
> be used but this field method is optional.

shouldnt this just be squashed into patch 1 since you havent merged
any of this yet ?

> +static long otp_ioctl(struct file *filp, unsigned cmd, unsigned long arg)
> +{
> +       struct otp_region *region = filp->private_data;
> +       long ret = -ENOTTY;
> +
> +       if (down_interruptible(&otp_sem))
> +               return -ERESTARTSYS;
> +
> +       if (region->ops->ioctl)
> +               ret = region->ops->ioctl(region, cmd, arg);
> +
> +       up(&otp_sem);
> +
> +       return ret;
> +}

the existence check can be pulled out of the locking

long ret;

if (!region->ops->ioctl)
return -ENOTTY;
if (down_interruptible(&otp_sem))
return -ERESTARTSYS;

ret = region->ops->ioctl(region, cmd, arg);

up(&otp_sem);

return ret;
-mike
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