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SubjectRe: 2.6.12-rc2-mm1
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On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 19:20 +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Dave Airlie writes:
>
> > Paulus these look like your patches care to update them with the "new"
> > method of doing stuff..
>
> What are we going to do about the DRM CVS? Change it to the new way
> and break everyone running 2.6.10 or earlier, or leave it at the old
> way that will work for people with distro kernels, and have a
> divergence between it and what's in the kernel?

(some distros like Fedora Core have modern kernels even for older
releases)


> Also, the compat_ioctl method is called without the BKL held, unlike
> the ioctl method. What impact will that have? Do we need to take the
> BKL in the compat_ioctl method?

How much does DRM actually depend on the BKL? I would hope not too
much...

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