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    SubjectRe: [Announce] BKL shifting into drivers and filesystems - beware
    Alexander Viro wrote:

    > * Probably inode methods for directories are going to be called without
    > BKL. Again, I'll do the work for in-kernel filesystems, but 3rd-party ones
    > will have to be fixed by their maintainers.

    I encourage you to do this one, it really affects performance significantly for
    squid. Reiserfs would put everything in one directory for squid and gain 10-24%
    if not for this lock. Whether it should be done pre or post 2.4 I leave to
    others..... except to say that we will be happy to scramble a bit to adapt to
    your fix of this.


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