Re: [PATCH] [2/11] Add unlocked_fasync

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon May 19 2008 - 11:29:53 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mon, 19 May 2008 16:43:05 +0200
> Andi Kleen <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I'd rather do a properly flag day and move lock_kernel into the
>>> instances instead of adding this _unlocked gunk.
>> I've considered that, but it's a bit too many fasync instances
>> all over the tree, so I chose this method.
> If I can do all the watchdog drivers in one go then we can do all the
> fasync interfaces in one go. It isn't that hard other than making sure
> people didn't hide them in odd places on platforms not usually built.

If it's that easy for you please audit the ones then I didn't cover yet and send
me a list.

The good news is that none of them I looked at actually needed BKL
(or perhaps I just missed it)


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