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Date:	Fri, 14 Feb 2014 10:19:49 +0000
From:	Lee Jones <>
To:	Laszlo Papp <>
Cc:	Mark Brown <>,
	Linus Walleij <>,
	LKML <>,
	Krzysztof Kozlowski <>,
	Sachin Kamat <>,
	Jean Delvare <>,
	Guenter Roeck <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6] mfd: MAX6650/6651 support

> >> +     mutex_init(&max665x->iolock);
> >
> > What is this needed for?
> It was done for consistency with the other mfd drivers (maxim), e.g.
> 8997 or 8998 as the closest resemblence in this family. Would you
> prefer me removing this mutex locker?

If you're not using mutexes, why would you need to initialise it?

Lee Jones
Linaro STMicroelectronics Landing Team Lead │ Open source software for ARM SoCs
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