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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: pi433: add descriptions for mutex locks
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Hi Valentin,

I had no time to work on the code for monthes now and the memorisation
of my thoughts when I was programming that (approx. one year ago) is
quite pale.

As far as I remember, I read something, that the fifo has an integrated
protection, so no external protection is needed. But absolutely unsure.

If I will find some time within the next days, I'll have a look at the
code and try to recall.

But the most important thing already took place: We started thinking
about it :-)

Thanks,

Marcus

Am 23.03.2018 um 12:42 schrieb Valentin Vidic:
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 11:22:39AM +0100, Marcus Wolf wrote:
>> could you please decribe in short words, why you think, that hte lock
>> isn't obsolete?
>>
>> I wasn't sure, but close to remove the lock. That's why I putted the
>> comment.
>
> Sure, if pi433_tx_thread runs on one CPU it might be possible
> to call pi433_write concurrently on another CPU and they would
> both modify tx_fifo. But maybe there is some other protection
> in place that would prevent this?
>

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