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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] 2.6.31-rc4-rt1
Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 02:48:04AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:

>> Further plans:
>> 1) We seriously want to tackle the elimination of the PREEMPT_RT
>> annoyance #1, aka BKL. The Big Kernel Lock is still used in ~330
>> files all across the kernel. A lot of work has been done already to
>> push down the lock into the code which still thinks it needs to be
>> protected by it. Some work has been done already in the (a little
>> bit stale) kill-the-BKL and core/kill-the-BKL branches of the -tip
>> git tree. If you want to help, please check those branches whether
>> the code has been tackled already or not to avoid redundant
>> work. If you decide to take care of one please note it on:
> We (I) can't write to this file :)
> However, I'll try to attack the remaining bkl that resides in tty...

I took a look at the perms, then the history - looks like you sorted it out.

Darren Hart
IBM Linux Technology Center
Real-Time Linux Team

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