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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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