Re: [PATCH][RFC] sigurg/sigio cleanup for 2.5.31

From: James Morris (
Date: Fri Aug 16 2002 - 08:07:22 EST

On Fri, 16 Aug 2002 wrote:

> I do not know what forced you to use BKL.

All existing paths which write to the pid/uid/euid fields are protected by
the BKL (except for the futex code, which doesn't need it). None of
these, or the new paths which grab the BKL, are performance critical, as
they're ioctl() or fcntl() handlers.

> But I daresay this is deadlock:


- James

James Morris

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