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    SubjectRe: [patch 06/10] affs: Convert semaphores to mutexes
    On Fri, 29 Jan 2010, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

    > On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 08:38:55PM -0000, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
    > > These semaphores are plain mutexes. Convert them to struct mutex.
    >
    > Looks good.
    >
    > > Map affs_[un]lock_dir() to affs_[un]lock_ext() instead of the "#define
    > > i_hash_lock i_ext_lock" magic.
    >
    > I'm not sure which of the remapping tricks is the worth one..
    >
    > Btw, if we don't want lockdep to complain we'll need annotations on
    > affs_lock_dir as it's taken both on parent and child.

    Can we postpone this to the point where an actual affs user runs with
    lockdep enabled ?

    Thanks,

    tglx



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