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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
    jarod@redhat.com



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