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SubjectRe: [PATCH] iio: core: Make mlock internal to the iio core
On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 21:41:51 +0530
Rohit Sarkar <rohitsarkar5398@gmail.com> wrote:

> "mlock" should ideally only be used by the iio core. The mlock
> implementation may change in the future which means that no driver
> should be explicitly using mlock.
>
> Signed-off-by: Rohit Sarkar <rohitsarkar5398@gmail.com>
Good idea.

Applied to the togreg branch of iio.git and pushed out as testing for
the autobuilders to play with it.

Thanks,

Jonathan

> ---
> include/linux/iio/iio.h | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/iio/iio.h b/include/linux/iio/iio.h
> index eed58ed2f368..e975020abaa6 100644
> --- a/include/linux/iio/iio.h
> +++ b/include/linux/iio/iio.h
> @@ -492,7 +492,7 @@ struct iio_buffer_setup_ops {
> * @buffer: [DRIVER] any buffer present
> * @buffer_list: [INTERN] list of all buffers currently attached
> * @scan_bytes: [INTERN] num bytes captured to be fed to buffer demux
> - * @mlock: [DRIVER] lock used to prevent simultaneous device state
> + * @mlock: [INTERN] lock used to prevent simultaneous device state
> * changes
> * @available_scan_masks: [DRIVER] optional array of allowed bitmasks
> * @masklength: [INTERN] the length of the mask established from

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