Re: [PATCH 12/13] Add a kerneldoc comment to spin_is_locked() thatdiscourages its usage
From: Wolfram Sang
Date: Wed Mar 28 2012 - 04:50:03 EST
> + * spin_is_locked() - Check if a spinlock is being held.
> + * @lock: Lock to check.
> + *
> + * This function should normally not be used. Especially using it in
> + * WARN and BUG_ONs is usually incorrect or redundant.
> + * If you want to check if a lock is held in a function
> + * use lockdep_assert_held(). A lot of other usages are racy.
> + */
Maybe add a reference to the section you previously added to spinlock.txt?
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