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    SubjectRe: [PATCH, RFC] Remove fasync() BKL usage, take 3325
    On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 06:51:04AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > OK, replacing a lock_kernel() with a spin_lock(&global_lock) is pretty
    > straightforwad. But it's really really sad. It basically leaves a great
    > big FIXME in there. It'd be better to fix it.


    Umm, we've been discussiong this in and out a guestimated million times.

    Let's go forward with Jon's patch which is on obvious improvement and
    if it shows problems later on we can revisit it.

    There's this proverb about premature optimization, ya' know?



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