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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] BKL removal follow-up
On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 6:12 AM, Boaz Harrosh <> wrote:
> On 11/19/2010 01:40 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> I don't think I can reasonably do it in 37, we're late enough in the
>> -rc series. So UDF and really saying 'n' to BKL by default will have
>> to be for the next merge window.
> Could it not default to "n" but be SELECTed by the like of UDF. Or
> that too big of a Kconfig change for 37-rcX? I understand it does
> not really buy us anything for distro's with allmodconfig style,
> but it should help with defconfig on all the other ARCH's.

Yes, I'd be ok with UDF doing a "select BKL" along with a "default n"
for BKL itself.

I think UDF currently is the only sane reason to have BKL enabled any
more, and yes, it would probably make it easier to configure things.

Tested patch?


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