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SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove BKL from ext2's readdir
>>>>> Andrew Morton (AM) writes:

AM> hm, no. lseek is using the directory's i_sem now, and readdir
AM> runs under that too. So we should be able to remove
AM> lock_kernel() from the readdir implementation of all filesystems
AM> which are using generic_file_llseek().

looks like only coda and ntfs use generic_file_llseek(). other use
default_llseek(). what's the reason do not use generic_file_llseek().
historical only? or not?

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