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Subject[PATCH 3/3] fpga: fpga-region: comment on fpga_region_program_fpga locking
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From: Alan Tull <atull@kernel.org>

Add a comment to the header of fpga_region_program_fpga()
regarding locking of the bridges.

Signed-off-by: Alan Tull <atull@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Moritz Fischer <mdf@kernel.org>
---
drivers/fpga/fpga-region.c | 5 +++++
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/fpga/fpga-region.c b/drivers/fpga/fpga-region.c
index edab2a2e03ef..cb0603e07ff8 100644
--- a/drivers/fpga/fpga-region.c
+++ b/drivers/fpga/fpga-region.c
@@ -95,6 +95,11 @@ static void fpga_region_put(struct fpga_region *region)
* fpga_region_program_fpga - program FPGA
* @region: FPGA region
* Program an FPGA using fpga image info (region->info).
+ * If the region has a get_bridges function, the exclusive reference for the
+ * bridges will be held if programming succeeds. This is intended to prevent
+ * reprogramming the region until the caller considers it safe to do so.
+ * The caller will need to call fpga_bridges_put() before attempting to
+ * reprogram the region.
* Return 0 for success or negative error code.
*/
int fpga_region_program_fpga(struct fpga_region *region)
--
2.17.0
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