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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fat: convert to unlocked_ioctl
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    Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> writes:

    > FAT does not require the BKL in its ioctl function, which is already serialized
    > through a mutex. Since we're already touching the ioctl code, also fix the
    > missing handling of FAT_IOCTL_GET_ATTRIBUTES in the compat code.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>

    [...]

    > The only thing the series really needs to do is to remove the
    > usage of the deprecated ->ioctl() operation. This patch makes
    > FAT simply use unlocked_ioctl but does not reintroduce the
    > BKL.
    >
    > Does that look better?

    Looks good to me. I'll apply this for next window after some tests.

    Thanks.
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    OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@mail.parknet.co.jp>


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