ftrace/x86: Anotate text_mutex split between ftrace_arch_code_modify_post_process() and ftrace_arch_code_modify_prepare()

ftrace_arch_code_modify_prepare() is acquiring text_mutex, while the
corresponding release is happening in ftrace_arch_code_modify_post_process().

This has already been documented in the code, but let's also make the fact
that this is intentional clear to the semantic analysis tools such as sparse.


Fixes: 39611265edc1a ("ftrace/x86: Add a comment to why we take text_mutex in ftrace_arch_code_modify_prepare()")
Fixes: d5b844a2cf507 ("ftrace/x86: Remove possible deadlock between register_kprobe() and ftrace_run_update_code()")
Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <>
Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <>
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