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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 1/2] DT: hwspinlock: Add binding documentation for Qualcomm hwmutex
> The part I'm not clear what the purpose of "pool-hwlock" was.

One use-case was a set of hwlocks having no fixed purpose, and being
available for dynamic allocation between the OS and other entities (e.g.
some RTOS on another core).

The set of locks forming a reusable pool, and any information associated
with them (e.g. the logical IDs used by the other entity) are a property
of that interface rather than the hwlock provider.

So you'd describe those pools of locks in some interface-specific
manner, consuming hwlocks from a set of hwlock providers.

Hopefully that doesn't maek things less clear...


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