[lkml]   [2008]   [Jan]   [10]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [JANITOR PROPOSAL] Switch ioctl functions to ->unlocked_ioctl
Hi Alasdair,

On Wednesday 09 January 2008 14:40, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> Device-mapper for example in dm_blk_ioctl(), has no need for BKL so
> drops it immediately, but it does need the inode parameter, so it is
> unable to switch as things stand.

So what stops you from changing to unlocked_ioctl for the main device
mapper ctl_ioctl? You aren't using the inode parameter, or the file



 \ /
  Last update: 2008-01-10 10:51    [W:0.062 / U:0.560 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site