Re: [NFS] [PATCH] [nfsd] Add lock annotations to e_start and e_stop

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Wed Jul 26 2006 - 04:17:33 EST

On Wed, 2006-07-26 at 09:06 +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 08:20:24AM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > e_start acquires svc_export_cache.hash_lock, and e_stop releases it. Add lock
> > annotations to these two functions so that sparse can check callers for lock
> > pairing, and so that sparse will not complain about these functions since they
> > intentionally use locks in this manner.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Josh Triplett <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> The Signed-off-by: line doesn't match the from line of this mail. Is that
> any problem or fine in general?

As far as I can see it's customary for the SOB line to state the
affiliation of the person, eg the company that wants to own the
copyright on the code. So I'd expect Josh to use his account...

Arjan van de Ven

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