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    SubjectRe: BKL removal
    Alexander Viro wrote:

    > Again, the real mess is due to the way we use cpp. ...
    > As it is, we have way too many ifdefs to hope that any automated tool
    > would be able to cope with the damn thing. It used to be worse -
    > these days several really nasty piles of ifdefs are gone. However,
    > we still have quite a few remaining.
    > Quick-and-dirty search shows ~1.2e4 ifdefs on CONFIG_... in the tree.
    > Most of them - patently ridiculous ...

    There's a classic Usenix paper "#ifdef Considered Harmful":
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