Re: [PATCH v5 1/5] firmware: document user mode helper lock usage

From: Luis R. Rodriguez
Date: Mon Oct 10 2016 - 14:40:46 EST

On Fri, Oct 07, 2016 at 08:16:29AM +0200, Daniel Wagner wrote:
> > > Sorry, I am a bit confused now. What is the consensus here:
> > >
> > > a) add a comment to _request_firmware() as in this patch #1 v5
> >
> > The adding a comment note from Daniel was that the UMH lock is *not*
> > needed on the direct firmware loading case, he's lazy to remove it
> > now so he'll just add a comment.
> IIRC, we hadn't really settle on what the right solution is or I couldn't
> parse it. That is why I am asking specifically which version is the right
> thing. Don't worry I don't want to shortcut here :)

The removal of the lock from the general case is the right thing, I however
wanted Ming to also acknowledge this change, I suppose he can do so if you
supply a respin, or you can wait.