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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove BKL from driverfs

    On Thu, 4 Jul 2002, Dave Hansen wrote:

    > CC'ing Al for comments...
    > Greg KH wrote:
    > > bleah, a proliferation of a zillion little spinlocks all across the
    > > kernel is not my idea of fun :(
    > A zillion locks each with a single purpose is a lot more fun than 1
    > lock with a zillion different uses.

    Wrong. It's fun if you are into taking a turd and turning it into a thin film
    spread over all available surfaces. The former has a chance to be removed.
    The latter is hopeless.

    "Zillion little spinlocks" means that kernel is scaled into oblivion.
    Literally. If you want to play with resulting body - feel free, but
    I like it less kinky.

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