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    SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] TTY patches for 2.6.33-git

    * Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:

    > > earth4:~/tip> git checkout linus
    > > Date: Fri Dec 11 20:58:20 2009 -0800
    > > earth4:~/tip> git grep -w unlock_kernel | wc -l
    > > 841
    > >
    > > we grew the (absolute) number of BKL sites by ~15%. Certainly the kernel grew
    > > at a much faster rate, so the relative proportion of the BKL shrunk.
    >
    > Thats actually very misleading. [...]

    Somewhat, so i qualified it with the next paragraph:

    > > Also, a lot of BKL use was hidden before, and due to the BKL removal
    > > activities (by Thomas, Frederic, Jon, Alan and others) the remaining BKL
    > > using sites are a lot more well defined, a lot more isolated and thus a
    > > lot more removable than ever before.

    Thanks,

    Ingo


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