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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] BKL removal follow-up
On 11/19/2010 01:40 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 3:34 PM, Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz> wrote:
>>
>> Just for info, UDF BKL removal patches seem to work fine but I want to
>> give them some final SMP testing on Monday before pushing them to -next.
>> I'm not sure how much people hurry with disabling the lock so if I should
>> push them ASAP or whether the next merge window is fine...
>
> 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.
>
> I hate to do it, but I'd be too nervous about it any other way.
>
> Linus

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.

Thanks
Boaz


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