Re: [discuss] Re: unregister_ioctl32_conversion and modules. ioctl32 revisited.

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 02:54:26 EST

* Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> > How does this all relate to Ingo's ->unlocked_ioctl stuff which is "an
> > official way to do BKL-less ioctls"?
> This is another "official" way which is more powerful. I suppose it
> will replace Ingo's patch.

the ALSA changes are mine but i'm otherwise building ontop of the
following patch in -rc3-mm1:

whichever approach gets adopted upstream, the various actors ought to
synchronize a bit more - this is the third approach so far in a very
short interval to get rid of the BKL in ioctls :-)

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