Re: lockdep: incorrect deadlock warning with two GPIO expanders
From: Bartosz Golaszewski
Date: Thu Sep 15 2016 - 11:23:17 EST
2016-09-15 16:38 GMT+02:00 Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 04:08:52PM +0200, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
>> 2016-09-15 15:39 GMT+02:00 Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> > In any case, if this fails, we can always punt and simply count the
>> > total number of instances of this driver on the system and go with that.
>> But for __mutex_init() to work with the key argument you need to know
>> it at compile time, right?
> You can do something like:
> lockdep_set_subclass(&mutex, nr);
> which will of course fail at runtime the moment nr >= 8, but is that
> really a concern?
> Equally you can do:
> static struct lock_class_key my_keys[NR];
> BUG_ON(nr > NR);
> lockdep_set_class(&mutex, my_keys + nr);
> and have a bigger limit.
Thanks, I was not aware of this API.