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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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