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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [8/18] BKL-removal: Remove BKL from remote_llseek
> > No specific spec, just general quality of implementation.
>
> I completely agree. If one thread writes A and another writes B then the
> kernel should record either A or B, not ((A & 0xffffffff00000000) | (B &
> 0xffffffff))

Agree entirely: the spec doesn't allow for random scribbling in the wrong
place. It doesn't cover which goes first or who "wins" the race but
provides pwrite/pread for that situation. Writing somewhere unrelated is
definitely not to spec and not good.


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