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    SubjectRe: [PATCH, RFC] Remove fasync() BKL usage, take 3325
    On 01/27, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
    > On Wed, 28 Jan 2009 04:14:39 +0100
    > Oleg Nesterov <> wrote:
    > > I'll try to make the patch tomorrow, but the problem is that I am not
    > > sure this is not too ugly.
    > FWIW, I'm partway through a new attempt using bitops for f_flags, moving
    > FASYNC flag handling into fasync_helper(), and doing away with
    > additional locks altogether. I have to get past the publication
    > deadline before I can finish it, though.

    Great. I'd be happy to agree with another approach.

    But please don't forget it is not strictly necessary f_op->fasync()
    must use fasync_helper(). And we have users (pipe_rdwr_fasync) which
    call fasync_helper() twice.


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