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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] regmap: don't create the debugfs entries if locking is disabled
2017-12-13 15:54 GMT+01:00 Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 11:28 AM, Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl@bgdev.pl> wrote:
>> User space can initiate concurrent access to regmap over debugfs and,
>> if the locking is disabled, we can't protect it. Don't create the
>> debugfs entries at all in this case.
>>
>> Suggested-by: Lars-Peter Clausen <lars@metafoo.de>
>> Signed-off-by: Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl@bgdev.pl>
>
>> + dev_dbg(map->dev, "locking disabled - not creating debugfs entries\n");
>
> I dunno about level (OK debug seems good because we are still talking
> about debug), though message might be slightly confusing (if driver
> itself is using debugfs for its own purposes), so, I would suggest to
> add
> "regmap: locking...".
>
> --
> With Best Regards,
> Andy Shevchenko

Good point, I think "regmap locking disabled..." would be even better
in this case.

Thanks,
Bartosz

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