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    SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] 2.6.31-rc4-rt1
    Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
    > On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 02:48:04AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:

    >> Further plans:
    >>
    >> 1) We seriously want to tackle the elimination of the PREEMPT_RT
    >> annoyance #1, aka BKL. The Big Kernel Lock is still used in ~330
    >> files all across the kernel. A lot of work has been done already to
    >> push down the lock into the code which still thinks it needs to be
    >> protected by it. Some work has been done already in the (a little
    >> bit stale) kill-the-BKL and core/kill-the-BKL branches of the -tip
    >> git tree. If you want to help, please check those branches whether
    >> the code has been tackled already or not to avoid redundant
    >> work. If you decide to take care of one please note it on:
    >>
    >> http://rt.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Big_Kernel_Lock
    >
    >
    > We (I) can't write to this file :)
    >
    > However, I'll try to attack the remaining bkl that resides in tty...

    I took a look at the perms, then the history - looks like you sorted it out.

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    Darren Hart
    IBM Linux Technology Center
    Real-Time Linux Team


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