Re: [PATCH] serial: Initialize spinlocks in 8250 and don't clobberthem.

From: Alan Cox
Date: Tue Oct 21 2008 - 05:39:19 EST

> But yes, copying a spinlock by value is quite wrong. Perhaps we could
> retain the struct assigment and then run spin_lock_init() to get the
> spinlock into a sane state?

Kind of irrelevant now however, the split of patches that caused the
original bug is over and the NR_IRQ removal patch half of it hit Linus

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