Re: [PATCH] deprecate the tasklist_lock export

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Wed Feb 15 2006 - 09:07:37 EST

On Wed, 15 Feb 2006, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> Drivers have no business looking at the task list and thus using this
> lock. The only possibly modular users left are:
> arch/ia64/kernel/mca.c
> drivers/edac/edac_mc.c
> fs/binfmt_elf.c
> which I'll send out fixes for soon.

Hmm, I have some debug modules that do use that lock. Is it possible to
export it only if CONFIG_DEBUG_KERNEL? If this isn't proper either, it's
no big deal. I'll just make a patch that exports it, and add it to my
kernel before debugging. I'm just asking to make my life more convenient

-- Steve

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