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    SubjectRe: [announce] "kill the Big Kernel Lock (BKL)" tree
    > This is all certainly doable, but it leaves me with one concern: there
    > will be no signal to external module maintainers that the change needs
    > to be made. So, beyond doubt, quite a few of them will just continue to
    > be shipped unfixed - and they will still run. If any of them actually
    > *need* the BKL, something awful may happen to somebody someday.

    I now have a large patch and my full x86-32 build tree building without
    ->ioctl() in file_operations. Its a 350K patch and took all day so I'll
    begin splitting it out and sending chunks to tree maintainers.


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