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Date:   Thu, 25 Feb 2021 08:21:19 -0800
From:   Saravana Kannan <saravanak@...gle.com>
To:     Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@...libre.com>,
        "Rafael J . Wysocki" <rafael@...nel.org>,
        Kevin Hilman <khilman@...nel.org>,
        Ulf Hansson <ulf.hansson@...aro.org>,
        Magnus Damm <magnus.damm@...il.com>,
        Linux-Renesas <linux-renesas-soc@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux PM <linux-pm@...r.kernel.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: board: Fix uninitialized spinlock when attaching genpd

On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 1:25 AM Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org> wrote:
>
> Hi Saravana,
>
> On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 10:03 PM Saravana Kannan <saravanak@...gle.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 11:10 AM Geert Uytterhoeven
> > <geert@...ux-m68k.org> wrote:
> > > On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 7:37 PM Saravana Kannan <saravanak@...gle.com> wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 7:14 AM Geert Uytterhoeven
> > > > > @@ -148,7 +149,11 @@ static int board_staging_add_dev_domain(struct platform_device *pdev,
> > > > >         pd_args.np = np;
> > > > >         pd_args.args_count = 0;
> > > > >
> > > > > -       return of_genpd_add_device(&pd_args, &pdev->dev);
> > > > > +       /* Cfr. device_pm_init_common() */
> > > >
> > > > What's Cfr?
> > >
> > > "compare to" (from Latin "confer").
> >
> > Can you please change this to "refer to" or "similar to"? Also, not
> > sure if this comment is even adding anything useful even if you switch
> > the words.
>
> I changed it to "Initialization similar to device_pm_init_common()"
>
> > Also, device_pm_init_common() is used in two places outside of
> > drivers/base/ with this change. Maybe better to move it to
> > linux/device.h?
>
> arch/sh/drivers/platform_early.c has a separate definition, and this
> is intentional, cfr. commit 507fd01d53333387 ("drivers: move the early
> platform device support to arch/sh"):
>
>     In order not to export internal drivers/base functions to arch code for
>     this temporary solution - copy the two needed routines for driver
>     matching from drivers/base/platform.c to arch/sh/drivers/platform_early.c.
>

Thanks. The comments and decision to copy the code sounds okay to me.
But I'll still leave the Ack/Review to Rafael or someone else as I'm
not too familiar with the intent of this flag.

-Saravana

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