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SubjectRe: [Announce] BKL shifting into drivers and filesystems - beware
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viro@math.psu.edu said:
> OK, folks - current bunch of changes looks rather interesting from
> the scalability point of view, but it means changes in 3rd-party code.
> Doing it during the 2.4 is obviously not an option and postponing to
> 2.5 looks like an overkill since changes are massive but very simple.

Does this mean we want to kill sleep_on() in 2.4 too, rather than waiting
till 2.5? I understood that the main reason for keeping it was because
filesystem code still uses it, and it's valid because filesystem code always
holds the BKL.



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