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SubjectRe: Locking in the clk API
On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 08:12:45PM -0800, Saravana Kannan wrote:
> In my opinion, the only major reason for needing atomic clk APIs was due
> to device_ops->suspend being atomic. Since that's not the case anymore,
> I really don't see a justification for atomic clocks. Sure, I might have
> missed some exceptions, but in that case we should make the atomic APIs
> an exception (add clk_enable_atomic) and not the norm.

The suspend method has never been atomic. It has always been able to
sleep. You're mistaken.


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