[lkml]   [2002]   [Jul]   [4]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
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.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:27    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital Ocean