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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] convert semaphore to mutex in struct class
On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 10:09:44AM +0800, Dave Young wrote:
> Thanks for your comment, I rewrite it for 2.6.24-rc7 as a all-in-one
> patch, please see following. Drop i2c maintainer and list in cc
> because there's no changes about i2c in this patch:
> Convert semaphore to mutex in struct class

Most of the non-driver core code should be converted to not use the
lock in the class at all. They should use a local lock instead.

So how about a patch series that removes the usage of the current
semaphore from the different drivers, and then, a single patch that
converts the semaphore to mutex in the class code, it should not touch
anything outside of the drivers/base/ directory (not including the
driver.h file.)

Sound reasonable?


greg k-h

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