Verified Commit 078711d7 authored by Bartosz Golaszewski's avatar Bartosz Golaszewski Committed by Mark Brown
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regmap: debugfs: document why we don't create the debugfs entries

This is a follow-up to commit a5ba91c3

 ("regmap: debugfs: emit a
debug message when locking is disabled"). I figured that a user may
see this message, grep the code, come to this place and he still won't
know why we actually disabled debugfs.

Add a comment explaining the reason.

Signed-off-by: default avatarBartosz Golaszewski <>
Signed-off-by: Mark Brown's avatarMark Brown <>
parent a5ba91c3
......@@ -529,6 +529,13 @@ void regmap_debugfs_init(struct regmap *map, const char *name)
struct regmap_range_node *range_node;
const char *devname = "dummy";
* Userspace can initiate reads from the hardware over debugfs.
* Normally internal regmap structures and buffers are protected with
* a mutex or a spinlock, but if the regmap owner decided to disable
* all locking mechanisms, this is no longer the case. For safety:
* don't create the debugfs entries if locking is disabled.
if (map->debugfs_disable) {
dev_dbg(map->dev, "regmap locking disabled - not creating debugfs entries\n");
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