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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 00/10] BKL conversion in tty layer
    On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 02:41:30PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > On Sat, 15 May 2010 22:59:46 +0200
    > Arnd Bergmann <> wrote:
    > > This is the third attempt to get the BKL out of the
    > > TTY code. This version goes much further than the
    > > previous one, and eliminates most of the code I
    > > had introduced there.
    > At this point I think the only way to make further progress is to
    > actually push this stuff into the kernel on top of the BKL removal
    > patches for the drivers and see what happens. Something will no doubt
    > break but we can try and nail them in time or if not revert the series
    > and try again next kernel.
    > The big nasty remaining after this is drivers/serial, which probably
    > wants some serious reconstructive surgery to use kfifo etc. Either way
    > its an independent problem to the stuff this lot tackles.
    > So this series
    > Acked-by: Alan Cox <>

    I'd prefer to do this for .36, not for .35. Arnd, I'll be glad to queue
    these patches up to the tty development tree after .35-rc1 is out, so it
    gets lots of testing in the linux-next tree, is that ok? If so, can you
    resend them to me at that time?


    greg k-h

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