Re: [PATCH 2/3][-mm] reclassify the sg_sysfs_class mutex

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed May 21 2008 - 00:39:54 EST

On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 09:25:58AM +0800, Dave Young wrote:
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 1:22 AM, Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 05:58:51PM +0800, Dave Young wrote:
> >> [Please first apply the patch 1/3 before this]
> >>
> >> To please lockdep here we use class_reclassify to change
> >> the lock class of sg_sysfs_class
> >
> > Are you suggesting we do this for every struct class in the kernel? If
> > so, why not just do it in the class core, instead of having to modify
> > every single caller?
> I don't think it necessary to do this for every class, because only
> class_interface_* calls could cause the issue, and the
> class_interface_* are only used by pcmcia & scsi, do you think there
> will be other users of them?

I do not know, there might be in the future.


greg k-h
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