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Date:	Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:53:48 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>
To:	sanjeev sharma <sanjeevsharmaengg@...il.com>
cc:	Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>,
	David Airlie <airlied@...ux.ie>,
	dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drm: Do not use BUG_ON(!spin_is_locked())

On Mon, 11 Aug 2014, sanjeev sharma wrote:

> Hello David,
> 
> Here is the old discussion carried out on this.
> 
> http://linux-kernel.2935.n7.nabble.com/Is-spin-is-locked-safe-to-use-with-BUG-ON-WARN-ON-td654800.html#a921802
> 

I'm suggesting that if you don't want to incur the cost of the conditional 
everytime you call a certain function with assert_spin_locked() that you 
could covert these to lockdep_assert_held() so the check is only done when 
lockdep is enabled for debugging.
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