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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/6] procfs: Kill the bkl in ioctl
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On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 9:20 AM, Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> wrote:
> --- a/fs/proc/inode.c
> +++ b/fs/proc/inode.c
> @@ -231,9 +231,9 @@ static long proc_reg_unlocked_ioctl(struct file *file, unsigned int cmd, unsigne
>                if (rv == -ENOIOCTLCMD)
>                        rv = -EINVAL;
>        } else if (ioctl) {
> -               lock_kernel();
> +               WARN_ONCE(1, "Procfs ioctl handlers must use unlocked_ioctl, "
> +                         "%pf will be called without the Bkl held\n", ioctl);
>                rv = ioctl(file->f_path.dentry->d_inode, file, cmd, arg);
> -               unlock_kernel();

Then delete the branch.
Or go through formal feature-removal procedure.
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