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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] input: use input_mutex instead of BKL when opening input device
Am Mittwoch, 10. März 2010 07:20:15 schrieb Dmitry Torokhov:
> > I was willing to let the open call go unprotected. But ended up checking
> > that the three callees were fine (they do not call any of the other
> > functions that take the mutex).
> >
> > Since the fops_put/fops_get do protect that section from the handler
> > removal and I can't think of any other race right now, I think your
> > version is really better.
> >
> > Acked-by: Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <>
> >
> OK, applied 2 Thadeu's patches and one Arnd's.


it is possible that this requires a change in usbhid as it uses BKL.
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