[alsa-devel] [PATCH 01/15] Input - arizona-haptics: Fix double lock of dapm_mutex

Dmitry Torokhov dmitry.torokhov at gmail.com
Mon Feb 17 20:20:26 CET 2014

HI Charles,

On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 04:51:29PM +0000, Charles Keepax wrote:
> snd_soc_dapm_sync takes the dapm_mutex internally, but we currently take
> it externally as well. This patch fixes this.

Hmm, from the first glance this needs to go into current release,
however it seems that it has been broken by
a73fb2df01866b772a48fab93401fe3edbe0b38d 2 years ago so nobody cares...

Looking at the series I am not sure that this is right direction. You
actually do want unlocked versions of snd_soc_dapm_* functions so that
callers can take dapm mutex and then perform sequence of operations. The
currect callers that were taking the mutex should probbaly be changed so
that they do not drop it until they called unlocked version of



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