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From: Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@web.de>
To: "Uwe Kleine-König" <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>,
	linux-pwm@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@gmail.com>,
	Neil Brown <neilb@suse.de>,
	Neil Armstrong <narmstrong@baylibre.com>,
	kernel@pengutronix.de, kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [1/4] pwm: omap-dmtimer: remove pwmchip in .remove before making it unfunctional
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:00:23 +0100
Message-ID: <2515600d-2f92-3e11-3bcc-c34ec63e29e2@web.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191111200005.c37mecp44idxskjq@pengutronix.de>

>>> In the old code (e.g.) mutex_destroy() was called before
>>> pwmchip_remove(). Between these two calls it is possible that a pwm
>>> callback is used which tries to grab the mutex.
>>
>> How do you think about to add a more “imperative mood” for your
>> change description?
>> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst?id=31f4f5b495a62c9a8b15b1c3581acd5efeb9af8c#n151
>
> I described the old behaviour and like my wording.

I find that the first paragraph contains useful information.
Would you like to specify any corresponding actions then
at this place?

Regards,
Markus

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Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-09 12:26 [PATCH] pwm: omap-dmtimer: Add missing put_device() call in pwm_omap_dmtimer_probe() Markus Elfring
2019-11-11  7:19 ` Uwe Kleine-König
     [not found]   ` <20191111090357.13903-1-u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
     [not found]     ` <20191111091606.qf7gj5gln3khfnsl@pengutronix.de>
2019-11-11 13:28       ` [0/4] pwm: omap-dmtimer: Software improvements Markus Elfring
2019-11-11 13:28       ` Markus Elfring
2019-11-11 19:57         ` Uwe Kleine-König
2019-11-11 13:30     ` [PATCH 1/4] pwm: omap-dmtimer: remove pwmchip in .remove before making it unfunctional Markus Elfring
2019-11-11 20:00       ` Uwe Kleine-König
2019-11-11 21:00         ` Markus Elfring [this message]
     [not found]     ` <20191111090357.13903-2-u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
2019-11-11 13:32       ` [PATCH 2/4] pwm: omap-dmtimer: simplify error handling Markus Elfring
2019-11-11 20:08         ` Uwe Kleine-König
2019-11-11 21:30           ` Markus Elfring
     [not found]     ` <20191111090357.13903-3-u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
2019-11-11 13:41       ` [PATCH 3/4] pwm: omap-dmtimer: put_device() after of_find_device_by_node() Markus Elfring
2019-11-11 20:09         ` Uwe Kleine-König
2019-11-11 21:38           ` [3/4] " Markus Elfring
2019-11-11 21:46             ` Uwe Kleine-König
2019-11-12  7:40               ` Markus Elfring
     [not found]     ` <20191111090357.13903-4-u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
2019-11-11 13:47       ` [PATCH 4/4] pwm: omap-dmtimer: Allow compiling with COMPILE_TEST Markus Elfring
2019-11-11 13:47       ` Markus Elfring

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