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authorAlan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>2006-09-18 16:24:28 -0400
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>2006-09-25 21:08:40 -0700
commit81107bf531d2524afbcd61f3b4ad57a71295d591 (patch)
tree8c4f985714432bee996720c2d8e4bcfbe3d70575 /lib/klist.c
parentf2eaae197f4590c4d96f31b09b0ee9067421a95c (diff)
Driver core: Remove unneeded routines from driver core
This patch (as783) simplifies the driver core slightly by removing four unnecessary _get and _put methods. It is vital that when a driver is removed from its bus's klist of registered drivers, or when a device is removed from a driver's klist of bound devices, that the klist updates complete synchronously. Otherwise the kernel might try binding an unregistered driver to a newly-registered device, or adding a device to the klist for a new driver before it has been removed from the old driver's klist. Since the removals must be synchronous, they don't need to update any reference counts. Hence the _get and _put methods can be dispensed with. Signed-off-by: Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
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