Re: [Fwd: [patch] media video cx23888 driver: ported to new kfifoAPI]

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Dec 18 2009 - 17:01:24 EST

On Fri, 18 Dec 2009 22:57:22 +0100
Stefani Seibold <stefani@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> But kfifo_len() did not
> requiere a lock in my opinion. It is save to use without a look.

What do you mean by this? Safe in general, or safe in this particular driver?

In either case: why?
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