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    SubjectRe: [patch 17/61] lock validator: sk_callback_lock workaround

    * Andrew Morton <> wrote:

    > On Mon, 29 May 2006 23:24:27 +0200
    > Ingo Molnar <> wrote:
    > > temporary workaround for the lock validator: make all uses of
    > > sk_callback_lock softirq-safe. (The real solution will be to express
    > > to the lock validator that sk_callback_lock rules are to be
    > > generated per-address-family.)
    > Ditto. What's the actual problem being worked around here, and how's
    > the real fix shaping up?

    this patch should be moot meanwhile. Earlier versions of the lock
    validator produced false positives for certain read-locking constructs.

    i have undone the patch:


    and there doesnt seem to be any false positives popping up. Please dont
    remove it from -mm yet, i'll test this some more and will do the removal
    in the lock validator queue refactoring, ok?

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