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SubjectRe: [PATCH 04/12] BKL: Remove BKL from autofs4
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On Thu, 2010-09-16 at 19:55 +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Thursday 16 September 2010 19:49:53 H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > On 09/16/2010 10:46 AM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > > autofs4 uses the BKL only to guard its ioctl operations.
> > > This can be trivially converted to use a mutex, as we have
> > > done with most device drivers before.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> > > Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
> > > ---
> > > fs/autofs4/root.c | 12 +++++++-----
> > > 1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> >
> > You may want to Cc: the maintainer, Ian Kent.
>
> Ah, sorry about this. I looked at the wrong MAINTAINERS entry.
>
> I also forgot to Cc you about autofs3, adding more to the confusion. ;)
>
> Do you think the time has come to move autofs3 to drivers/staging
> as we deprecate the BKL?

Umm ... what's this process, the drivers/staging?

>
> Arnd




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