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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove BKL from drivers' release functions
    > drivers' release functions.  The release functions are already 
    > serialized in the VFS code by an atomic_t which guarantees that each

    The release function was only partially serialized - what stops a release
    and an open racing each other ? That in several cases was why the lock
    was there.

    I'm not saying your patch isnt a good thing. General rule of thumb, any user
    of lock_kernel has a race 8)

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