[3.5.yuz,extended,stable] Patch "pinctrl: remove mutex lock in groups show" has been added to staging queue

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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski Nov. 22, 2012, 4:46 a.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    pinctrl: remove mutex lock in groups show

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.yuz extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
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From 450091ce99a9b877929d27be2da93a114413707d Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Haojian Zhuang <haojian.zhuang@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:01 +0800
Subject: [PATCH] pinctrl: remove mutex lock in groups show

commit 7ae9d71e8df27a3ab60a05ae3add08728debc09c upstream.

Mutex is locked duplicatly by pinconf_groups_show() and
pin_config_group_get(). It results dead lock. So avoid to lock mutex
in pinconf_groups_show().

Signed-off-by: Haojian Zhuang <haojian.zhuang@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski@canonical.com>
 drivers/pinctrl/pinconf.c |    4 ----
 1 file changed, 4 deletions(-)



diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinconf.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinconf.c
index 43f474c..baee2cc 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinconf.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinconf.c
@@ -537,8 +537,6 @@  static int pinconf_groups_show(struct seq_file *s, void *what)
 	seq_puts(s, "Pin config settings per pin group\n");
 	seq_puts(s, "Format: group (name): configs\n");

-	mutex_lock(&pinctrl_mutex);
 	while (selector < ngroups) {
 		const char *gname = pctlops->get_group_name(pctldev, selector);

@@ -549,8 +547,6 @@  static int pinconf_groups_show(struct seq_file *s, void *what)

-	mutex_unlock(&pinctrl_mutex);
 	return 0;