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SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/18] lirc driver for the CommandIR USB Transceiver
Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> This driver has real locking problems. Parts of it depend on the BKL, but
> I would have a hard time arguing for the addition of new BKL users in this
> century. The assumption that ->open() is called under the BKL no longer
> holds. It's really time to put a proper lock here.

The kernel-space drivers for CommandIR devices are being dropped entirely, in
favor of the new userspace driver for it, which is included in the lirc
0.8.4pre1 userspace.

Jarod Wilson

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