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SubjectRe: [RFC] must fix lists
On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 09:46:33AM +1000, Nick Piggin wrote:
> drivers/tty
> ~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> -o viro: we need to fix refcounting for tty_driver (oopsable race, must fix
> - anyway, hopefully about a week until it's merged) then we can do
> - tty/misc/upper levels of sound.

Still not completely fixed.

> o 64-bit dev_t. Seems almost ready, but it's not really known how much
> work is still to do. Patches exist in -mm but with the recent rise of the
> neo-viro I'm not sure where things are at.

32-bit dev_t is done, 64-bit means extra work on nfsd/raid/etc. for those who
are really interested. Not a mustfix for 2.6.0.

> o viro: cdev rework. Main group is pretty stable and I hope to feed it to
> Linus RSN. That's cdev-cidr and ->i_cdev/->i_cindex stuff

Mostly done.

> o viro: paride drivers need a big cleanup

Partially done, but ATAPI drivers will need serious work. There are
real bugs, BTW - it's not just that code is ugly as hell.
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