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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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