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SubjectRe: [Announce] BKL shifting into drivers and filesystems - beware
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> * ->mmap() in file_operations, ->revalidate(), ->readlink() and
> ->follow_link() in inode_operations and all methods in dentry_operations
> are called without the BKL. Take yourself if you need it.

Is this true for drivers. If so the sound stuff will probably need work. Work
Im not doing.

> * ->release() will be called without BKL. You need it - you take it.

You want it for 2.4 you fix the drivers.

This continual VFS redesign creep is going to far now. We'lll never get a
2.4 if we keep moving all the locking around.

Alan


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