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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] input: use input_mutex instead of BKL when opening input device
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On Tuesday 09 March 2010 10:49:20 pm Oliver Neukum wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 10. März 2010 07:20:15 schrieb Dmitry Torokhov:
> > > I was willing to let the open call go unprotected. But ended up
> > > checking that the three callees were fine (they do not call any of the
> > > other functions that take the mutex).
> > >
> > > Since the fops_put/fops_get do protect that section from the handler
> > > removal and I can't think of any other race right now, I think your
> > > version is really better.
> > >
> > > Acked-by: Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <cascardo@holoscopio.com>
> >
> > OK, applied 2 Thadeu's patches and one Arnd's.
>
> Jiri,
>
> it is possible that this requires a change in usbhid as it uses BKL.
> Do you remember?
>

No, different layer altogether.

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Dmitry
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