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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kprobes: kprobe_mutex is no longer a semaphore
On 2/27/06, Prasanna S Panchamukhi <prasanna@in.ibm.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 25, 2006 at 12:42:46PM +0100, Jesper Juhl wrote:
> >
> > kprobe_mutex used to be a semaphore it is now a mutex, so calling down/up on
> > it is wrong, we should be using mutex_lock/mutex_unlock instead.
> >
> > gcc was kind enough to warn about this :
> > arch/i386/kernel/kprobes.c: In function `arch_remove_kprobe':
> > arch/i386/kernel/kprobes.c:135: warning: passing arg 1 of `down' from incompatible pointer type
> > arch/i386/kernel/kprobes.c:137: warning: passing arg 1 of `up' from incompatible pointer type
> >
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@gmail.com>
>
>
> Looks good, this patch depends on the sem2mutex-kprobes.patch in -mm
> tree.
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.16-rc4/2.6.16-rc4-mm2/broken-out/sem2mutex-kprobes.patch
>
> Acked-by : Prasanna S Panchamukhi <prasanna@in.ibm.com>
>

Thank you.

Are you going to merge it / push it to Andrew or Linus?
If not I'll just queue it up with some other patches I have lying
around and forward it with those other patches in a week or so.


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