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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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