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SubjectRe: [greybus-dev] [PATCH] staging: greybus: Add missing rwsem around snd_ctl_remove() calls
On Thu, Nov 18, 2021 at 3:25 AM Alex Elder <elder@linaro.org> wrote:
>
> On 11/17/21 3:02 PM, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > On Wed, 17 Nov 2021 20:56:14 +0100,
> > Alex Elder wrote:
> >>
> >> On 11/16/21 1:20 AM, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> >>> snd_ctl_remove() has to be called with card->controls_rwsem held (when
> >>> called after the card instantiation). This patch adds the missing
> >>> rwsem calls around it.
> >>
> >> I see the comment above snd_ctl_remove() that says you must hold
> >> the write lock. And given that, this seems correct to me.
> >>
> >> I understand why you want to take the lock just once, rather
> >> than each time snd_ctl_remove() is called.
> >>
> >> However I believe the acquisition and release of the lock
> >> belongs inside gbaudio_remove_controls(), not in its caller.
> >>
> >> If you disagree, can you please explain why?
> >
> > In general if the function returns an error and has a loop inside,
> > taking a lock in the caller side avoids the forgotten unlock.
>
> But taking the lock in the called function makes the
> caller not need to take the lock (which would be even
> more valuable if there were more than one caller).
>
> I prefer having the lock acquisition in the called
> function. Please send version 2, as I suggested.


Hi Takashi,

Thanks for sharing this patch. In reference to the suggestion from Alex,
do you think replacing snd_ctl_find_id(), snd_ctl_remove() with
snd_ctl_remove_id() inside gbaudio_remove_controls() would be an even
better choice without worrying about locks?

--
vaibhav

>
>
> -Alex
>
> > Takashi
> >
> >
> >> Otherwise, will you please submit version two, taking the
> >> lock inside gbaudio_remove_controls()?
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >> -Alex
> >>
> >>> Fixes: 510e340efe0c ("staging: greybus: audio: Add helper APIs for dynamic audio modules")
> >>> Signed-off-by: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de>
> >>> ---
> >>> drivers/staging/greybus/audio_helper.c | 8 ++++++--
> >>> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >>>
> >>> diff --git a/drivers/staging/greybus/audio_helper.c b/drivers/staging/greybus/audio_helper.c
> >>> index 1ed4772d2771..843760675876 100644
> >>> --- a/drivers/staging/greybus/audio_helper.c
> >>> +++ b/drivers/staging/greybus/audio_helper.c
> >>> @@ -192,7 +192,11 @@ int gbaudio_remove_component_controls(struct snd_soc_component *component,
> >>> unsigned int num_controls)
> >>> {
> >>> struct snd_card *card = component->card->snd_card;
> >>> + int err;
> >>> - return gbaudio_remove_controls(card, component->dev, controls,
> >>> - num_controls, component->name_prefix);
> >>> + down_write(&card->controls_rwsem);
> >>> + err = gbaudio_remove_controls(card, component->dev, controls,
> >>> + num_controls, component->name_prefix);
> >>> + up_write(&card->controls_rwsem);
> >>> + return err;
> >>> }
> >>>
> >>
>
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