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authorLino Sanfilippo <LinoSanfilippo@gmx.de>2011-06-14 17:29:50 +0200
committerEric Paris <eparis@redhat.com>2012-12-11 13:29:46 -0500
commit986ab09807ca9454c3f54aae4db7e1bb00daeed3 (patch)
treed6b76b03624a2d95a73ba88d990cd5210ab9eb20 /fs/notify/group.c
parent6dfbd149946c22c2e2886d6b560def78630c8387 (diff)
fsnotify: use a mutex instead of a spinlock to protect a groups mark list
Replaces the groups mark_lock spinlock with a mutex. Using a mutex instead of a spinlock results in more flexibility (i.e it allows to sleep while the lock is held). Signed-off-by: Lino Sanfilippo <LinoSanfilippo@gmx.de> Signed-off-by: Eric Paris <eparis@redhat.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs/notify/group.c')
-rw-r--r--fs/notify/group.c2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/fs/notify/group.c b/fs/notify/group.c
index 354044c47e2..1f7305711fc 100644
--- a/fs/notify/group.c
+++ b/fs/notify/group.c
@@ -95,7 +95,7 @@ struct fsnotify_group *fsnotify_alloc_group(const struct fsnotify_ops *ops)
init_waitqueue_head(&group->notification_waitq);
group->max_events = UINT_MAX;
- spin_lock_init(&group->mark_lock);
+ mutex_init(&group->mark_mutex);
INIT_LIST_HEAD(&group->marks_list);
group->ops = ops;