Re: ioctl assignment strategy?

From: Lee Revell
Date: Mon Dec 20 2004 - 21:08:26 EST

On Tue, 2004-12-21 at 00:32 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> The "ioctls are evil" blind hate department really annoy me however
> because like all extreme views the truth very rarely fits their model

Another objection was that all ioctls take the BKL. I think you did not
hear this one raised as much because it reflected a deficiency in the
system. But now at least 2 different solutions have been posted for
BKL-less ioctls so that objection is no longer valid.


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