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SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest) (was: Rationale for RLIMIT_MEMLOCK?)
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On Wed, 2006-01-25 at 17:57 +0100, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de> wrote:
>
> >
> > >> And if you check the amount of completely unneeded code Linux currently has
> > >> just to implement e.g. SG_IO in /dev/hd*, it could even _save_ space in the
> > >> kernel when converting to a clean SCSI based design.
> > >
> > >Please point me at that huge amount of code. Hint: there is none.
> >
> > I'm getting a grin:
> >
> > 15:46 takeshi:../drivers/ide > find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 grep SG_IO
> > (no results)
> >
> > Looks like it's already non-redundant :)
>
> everything in drivers/block/scsi_ioctl.c is duplicate code and I am sure I
> would find more if I take some time....

PLEASE don't cc: me on this asinine thread anymore.

Argh, I KNEW this would end with the same exact flame war.

Lee

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