adm1026 driver port for kernel 2.6.10-rc2 [RE-REVISED DRIVER]
Arjan van de Ven
arjan at infradead.org
Mon Nov 22 22:00:42 CET 2004
> > this locking construct is rahter awkward; is it possible to refactor the
> > code such that you can down and up in the same function ?
> Yes, at the cost of some minor code duplication or the introduction of
> another variable. Is that preferable? Is holding the lock across function
> calls a Bad Idea?
holding lock across function calls isn't, unlocking in another function than you take the lock is.
For one it makes auditing the code a lot harder.
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