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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 13:37:12 +0100
From:	Jiri Slaby <jslaby@...e.cz>
To:	Alan Cox <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>
CC:	benh@...nel.crashing.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tty: the briq panel isn't a tty, make it use its own
 locking

On 02/23/2012 01:34 PM, Alan Cox wrote:
> --- a/drivers/char/briq_panel.c
> +++ b/drivers/char/briq_panel.c
...
> @@ -66,37 +67,28 @@ static void set_led(char state)
>  
>  static int briq_panel_open(struct inode *ino, struct file *filep)
>  {
> -	tty_lock();
> -	/* enforce single access, vfd_is_open is protected by BKL */
> -	if (vfd_is_open) {
> +	/* enforce single open */
> +	if (test_and_set_bit(0, &vfd_is_open)) {
>  		tty_unlock();

This one should be removed too.

>  		return -EBUSY;
>  	}
> -	vfd_is_open = 1;
> -
> -	tty_unlock();
>  	return 0;
>  }

thanks,
-- 
js
suse labs
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