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SubjectRe: BKL removal
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> BKL use isn't right or wrong -- it isn't a case of creating a deadlock
> or a race. I'm picking a relatively random function from "grep -r
> lock_kernel * | grep /usb/". I'll show what I think isn't optimal
> about it.

Perhaps, we could agree that the BKL is used wrongly if it
won't fulfill its presumed function, or fulfills another function
than the obvious without a comment stating that, or fulfills
a non obvious function without any comment ?

The first case is IMHO the worst, because, although BKL
can't hurt technically, it obscures locking.

Regards
Oliver

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