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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Matthias Kaehlcke <matthias.kaehlcke@gmail.com>
Cc: gregkh@suse.de, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] Power Management: use mutexes instead of semaphores
Date: Thu, 3 May 2007 22:54:32 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070503225432.97dad06e.akpm@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070427084322.GC4213@traven>

On Fri, 27 Apr 2007 10:43:22 +0200 Matthias Kaehlcke <matthias.kaehlcke@gmail.com> wrote:

> the Power Management code uses semaphores as mutexes. use the mutex
> API instead of the (binary) semaphores

I know it's a little thing, but given a choice between

a) changelogs which use capital letters and fullstops and

b) changelogs which do not,

I think a) gives a better result.

I note that none of these patches added a #include <linux/mutex.h>.  Each C
file which uses mutexes should do that, rather than relying upon accidental
nested includes.  I hope you're checking for that.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-05-04  5:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-04-27  8:38 [PATCH 0/5] use mutex instead of semaphore in several drivers Matthias Kaehlcke
2007-04-27  8:43 ` [PATCH 1/5] Power Management: use mutexes instead of semaphores Matthias Kaehlcke
2007-04-28 10:42   ` Pavel Machek
2007-05-04  5:54   ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2007-05-04  7:08     ` Matthias Kaehlcke
2007-05-04  7:18       ` Andrew Morton
2007-04-27  8:45 ` [PATCH 2/5] Kcopyd: use mutex instead of semaphore Matthias Kaehlcke
2007-04-27  8:48 ` [PATCH 3/5] sysdev: " Matthias Kaehlcke
2007-04-27  8:50 ` [PATCH 4/5] pvrusb2: " Matthias Kaehlcke
2007-04-27 13:55   ` Mike Isely
2007-04-27  8:52 ` [PATCH 5/5] scx200: " Matthias Kaehlcke

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