Re: [GIT PATCH] TTY patches for 2.6.36

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Fri Aug 06 2010 - 15:59:26 EST

On Friday 06 August 2010 21:38:36 Linus Torvalds wrote:
> I also don't want the BKL to show up in grep, even if the config
> option for it were to be impossible to enable. If we've gotten far
> enough that we can get rid of the BKL in the tty layer, we really
> should get rid of it. Not leave it in some zombie limbo state.

Ok, I've sent the replacement patch that does this, and I'm much
happier with the outcome.

If you apply this version, the only stronghold left for the BKL
will be fs/lockd, everything else that's left is either simple
to fix or highly obscure.

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