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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.14 IDE 56
Russell King writes:
> On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 04:03:50PM -0600, Richard Gooch wrote:
> > But it's not actually broken, now that the locking is fixed.
>
> Really? What about the case of the missing BKL for device opens that
> you haven't really commented on?

I did comment to you, privately, saying I was waiting to see what the
consensus was on the issue of whether to move the BKL or not. I'll be
sending a patch later this week to fix it.

> Seems like devfs _still_ has locking problems.

A pretty minor one, given the comment I was responding to: "devfs is
unfixable". I've noticed that even Al has gone quiet on the "devfs
races" issue, now that the new code is in place :-)

Regards,

Richard....
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