Re: [patch 8/9] compat_ioctl: call disk->fops->compat_ioctl without BKL
From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Sun Oct 07 2007 - 07:03:59 EST
On Sunday 07 October 2007, Al Viro wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 08:19:10PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > It would be good to find out whether it has been using the BKL
> > on purpose or by accident, before this patch gets applied.
> Leave it alone, for now - I'm rebasing my series on top of your 1--7
> and it will both makes ->ioctl() and ->compat_ioctl() called unlocked
> and switches ->compat_ioctl() to passing bdev instead of struct file
> (->unlocked_ioctl() simply dies).
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