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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: "Fabio M. De Francesco" <fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>
Cc: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>,
	Phillip Potter <phil@philpotter.co.uk>,
	Martin Kaiser <martin@kaiser.cx>,
	Michael Straube <straube.linux@gmail.com>,
	linux-staging@lists.linux.dev, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: r8188eu: Remove _enter/_exit_critical_mutex()
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 08:30:21 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YR36fT6bpiVoo2lM@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210819060837.23983-1-fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>

On Thu, Aug 19, 2021 at 08:08:37AM +0200, Fabio M. De Francesco wrote:
> Remove _enter_critical_mutex() and _exit_critical_mutex(). They are
> unnecessary wrappers, respectively to mutex_lock_interruptible and to
> mutex_unlock(). They also have an odd interface that takes an unused
> second parameter "unsigned long *pirqL".
> 
> Use directly the in-kernel API; check and manage the return value of
> mutex_lock_interruptible().
> 
> Signed-off-by: Fabio M. De Francesco <fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>
> ---
>  drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_mlme_ext.c     |  5 +++--
>  drivers/staging/r8188eu/hal/usb_ops_linux.c     |  7 +++++--
>  drivers/staging/r8188eu/include/osdep_service.h | 13 -------------
>  drivers/staging/r8188eu/os_dep/os_intfs.c       |  5 +++--
>  4 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_mlme_ext.c b/drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_mlme_ext.c
> index f6ee72d5af09..484083468ebb 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_mlme_ext.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_mlme_ext.c
> @@ -4358,7 +4358,8 @@ s32 dump_mgntframe_and_wait_ack(struct adapter *padapter, struct xmit_frame *pmg
>  	if (padapter->bSurpriseRemoved || padapter->bDriverStopped)
>  		return -1;
>  
> -	_enter_critical_mutex(&pxmitpriv->ack_tx_mutex, NULL);
> +	if (mutex_lock_interruptible(&pxmitpriv->ack_tx_mutex))
> +		return -EINTR;

But the code never would return this value if the lock function returned
an error.  Why do that here now?

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-19  6:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-19  6:08 Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-19  6:30 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2021-08-19  7:07   ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-19 10:16     ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-19 14:51       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman

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